In honor of Halo: Reach coming out today, I thought I'd refer you to this gem at Ars Technica. A recent research paper published in Current Biology shows that gamers who enjoy action games take less time to make decisions while remaining just as accurate as non-gamers who take a greater amount of time. So, rather than say I'm wasting all of my time today playing a video game, I'm going to stick with the story that I'm honing my decision-making prowess so that I can make decisions faster and on less information when I start my clinical rotations, especially for emergency medicine. Yeah, that's plausible enough... kinda.
In the meantime, I'm going to get as much studying done as possible until UPS shows up with my copy. I love Amazon's release-date delivery!