They have greater visual capabilities (visual memory and ability to generate mental maps). Their thought process is more parallel, rather than sequential, and they are used to choosing among options. They are more competitive and more used to failure. More than multi-tasking, they tend to focus better with simultaneous stimulation. Still think video games are only for kids?
If we define the Game Generation as that which grew up playing video games, it is estimated that this generation is more than 90 million people strong—ONLY in the United States! Their brains are wired differently.
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Book (The Kids are alright, by Beck & Wade)