1. I accept that I am under the control of a higher power (Muppet).

Racing video games make people drive more recklessly

http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/03/19/virtual.racing.reut/index.html?eref=rss_topstories

IN *OTHER* DRIVING SIMULATIONS.

Hello?!
Permalink Send private email muppet 
March 19th, 2007 11:16am
I hope is talking on his cell phone, stroking his ipod and sucking down on coffee-slurpee late, all at the same time. That would be realistic.
Permalink son of parnas 
March 19th, 2007 11:49am
>>The researchers then studied 68 men and found those who played even one racing game took more risks afterward in traffic situations on a computer simulator than those who played another type of game.

um, hello!  simulator = they still think they're playing a video game...


the article seems to ignore the fact that "risk taking" types are more likely to have played video games...
Permalink Kenny 
March 19th, 2007 2:17pm
Yeah, I remember after one marathon session of Carmageddon I wasn't even thinking and popped up on the sidewalk to take out a tourist family. I was totally puzzled when I didn't get any points...
Permalink Send private email Philo 
March 19th, 2007 5:06pm

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