Video Games: Intense Focus
It's no secret that people can become very absorbed in their video games, tuning out the housework, their need to exercise, their schoolwork, possibly even their friends and family, and maybe even other things. Video games play a very important role in my life, but even I'm reluctantly forced to admit that these observations have more than a grain of truth to them.
But, then again, everything has its upside, as this CNN article relates. (Link provided by my lovely wife.)