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Playin' to Win A Surgeon, Scientist and Parent Examines the Upside of Video Games

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ISBN-10: 1600373623

ISBN-13: 9781600373626

Edition: 2008

Authors: Butch

List price: $26.95
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At the edge of one of America's most defining eras in its history, salvation comes from the most unlikely source: video games. Playin' To Win: A Surgeon, Scientist and Parent Examines the Upside of Video Games, is inspired, in part, by many edgy titles that have previously probed the expanse of what could be. It is a Freakanomics with a more grassroots subject matter that elicits an instantaneous visceral response from citizens of every walk of life. It is an Everything Bad Is Good For You with grittier details on how the unexpected can be incorporated into raising our society to the next level. Ultimately, it makes a case that video games can promote a Tipping Point with a focus on…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 8/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

James C. Rosser, Jr. MD FACS is a surgeon, educator, scientist, inventor, author, futurist, social advocate, television personality, actor, playwright, video gamer, comic book collector, lover of cinema, and self proclaimed terminal twelve old. Dr. Rosser has described himself as the nexus where that which you think is frivolous meets that which you hold on high ground. He has given more than 200 invited lectures around the world, written 55 peer reviewed articles, 16 chapters in books currently in print, and 11 electronic books. He holds two patents and several products and appliances have been developed to his credit. For his efforts, Butch has received numerous recognitions and awards,…