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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.

@ShaneMcGlaun
Published Fri, Jun 6 2014 9:04 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

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.

Gamers are more social and educated than non-gamers says study | TweakTown.com

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.

NEWS SOURCE:gamasutra.com

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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