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These young gamers can concentrate, but only briefly. Their real skill: jumping quickly from one activity to the next. With predictable results.
Rather than kids losing their attention spans there is a stronger case to be made that growing up digital is equipping today's youth with the mental skills that they'll need to deal with today's overflow of information.