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Seniors and Video Games


Managing Editor Lori Robertson tells Connecticut Public Broadcasting about House Republicans’ misleading Twitter claims that the Obama administration is spending $1.2 million “paying people to play video games.” The money in question went to university research on how video games can stimulate the cognitive abilities of seniors.

For more on this issue, see our Feb. 22 story, “Paying People to Play Video Games.