Research proves online gaming at work is good for you - and for your boss

Meredith Carpenter and Lillian Fritz-Laylin

Are you in danger of getting fired because of too much gaming at work? If so, here's a scientific study you need to know about (and perhaps slip into the "to-read" pile on your boss's desk): "Games at work: the recreational use of computer games during working hours."

In this study, the European author (+1 if you can guess his nationality) tests the hypothesis that online gaming during working hours, often considered the most flagrant form of "cyberslacking", may actually improve employee productivity.


Read more at io9.

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