Effects of video games on children
The effects of video games on children can be positive and negative. In fact, medical and social sciences research indicates that both harmful and beneficial effects of even violent video games exist. We review the most commonly agreed upon effects of video games on children so that you can form your own opinion about video games and their role in your child’s life.
Why people play video games: Top 10 reasons
Teachers. Parents. Girlfriends. Ever wonder why kids, teens and adults play video games? Learn more about what motivates gamers to check out of “reality” and plug in to the game. We’ve got the top 10 reasons why people play video games here.
The negative impact of social networking sites
Internet addiction informs and permeates the digital fine art of Willie Schaefer. View his artwork based on social network addiction and read more about how social networking sites can negatively impact your life here.
Can video game addiction cause death?
The latest video game addiction statistics. Plus, symptoms of video game addiction and a timeline of video game addiction causes of death. Video game addiction: can it be so severe that it causes death?
How do you cure video game addiction?
Should video gamers totally abstain from gaming in order to recover from gaming addiction? We look at what the experts recommend and discuss possible recovery strategies for video game addiction here.
Video game 911 call – Should parents cop out their kids?
We discuss classic addiction intervention techniques of parents with teens who are video game addicts here. Why? Because last December a mom in Boston called the cops when her son wouldn’t stop playing video games. Would you go to this length in order to intervene in a computer addiction? Join the debate about the social and moral obligations parents have when it comes to addiction.
Video game addiction: the basics
We review the symptoms, intervention and treatments possible for video game addicts, or parents of children and teens who suspect gaming addiction in their kids.
Top 10 positive effects of video games on children
Do parents have reason to worry about video games and gaming children? We list the ten most common (although surprising) positive effects of games recently investigated by researchers from 2005-present.
Top 10 negative effects of video games on children
Excessive television viewing and computer game playing have been associated with many symptoms in recent years. We examine the most common negative outcomes of video games that have been studied. Read on to learn the possible negative effects video games can have on children.
What are the social consequences of video game addiction?
Video games are gaining wild popularity in our culture. But does playing video games negatively effect the time adolescents should be spending in more developmentally appropriate activities like sports and hanging out with friends? We take a look at the social consequences of gaming and discuss whether or not gaming can be social stimulating, or not.