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Does Twitch Make Us Better or Worse at Games?

It definitely seems to make us worse at Pokémon, at least.

Twitch is having a huge impact on the world of competitive gaming, because it’s easier to watch than ever. Does it have an impact on the way we play games, though? Scientific studies on the matter suggest that it does, and it’s not all good news.

Previously in PBS Game/Show

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