The following are some great thoughts by Jane McGonigal, a PhD Game Designer who advocates for the use of video games to help people learn skills that transfer to the real world.

I always loved video games and board games. I genuinely think they can help kids with a lot of unique challenges, and I am happy to see scientists studying the positive effects of games for kids.

Building Confidence. I don’t care if it’s League of Legends, it’s Fortnite, it’s Candy Crush, whatever you feel drawn to, we know that there is a transferrable benefit, which is you get better at learning