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Gamers are more social and educated than non-gamers says study

Study shows gamers are more social and educated than non-gamers, gamers also feel they are making more of an impact on the world
By: Shane McGlaun | Gaming News | Posted: Jun 6, 2014 2:04 pm

There are plenty of people out there that don't like video games and believe that games are bad for you. A new study that was commission by Twitch, the steaming game platform, has found some interesting results. According to the study, gamers are more social and educated than non-gamers.




The study, performed by LifeCourse Associates, looked at 1227 Americans in the 13-64 demographic. According to the report, people who play games tend to be more educated with 43% of players holding a college degree or higher.


Gamers are also slightly more likely to be working full-time and in a job they like. 45% of gamers said they like their full time job compared to 37% of non-gamers. Another notable stat is that 64% of gamers said they feel positive about their careers in the future compared to 42%of non-gamers. Gamers were also more likely to believe they are having a positive impact on society than non-gamers.


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