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Some researchers believe playing a specific kind of game actually builds what they call "fluid intelligence" -- "the capacity to solve novel problems, to learn, to reason, to see connections and to get to the bottom of things."

"Can somebody raise their hand," asked Kate Wulfson, the instructor, "and explain to me how you get points?" On each of the children's monitors, there was a cartoon image of a haunted house, with bats and a crescent moon in a midnight blue sky.

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