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Video Game Disadvantages

Many video games are appropriate for children of all ages. Many others are not so appropriate. Learn to tell the difference, as well as the benefits and hazards.

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    Violent Video Games and Desensitization

    A Person’s Experience is Affected by Video Games Is it possible that the actual structure of a person’s experience...

    Source: Video Game Special Edition Contributor
  • 2.

    Signs of Video Game Addiction

    Video game addiction has increasingly become a topic of concern. Some of the reasons children begin playing video games...

    Source: Video Game Special Edition Contributor
  • 3.

    Video Game Addiction

    "Video games are ruining my life. If I’m not playing, I’m thinking about playing. I have, like, no real...

    Source: Video Game Special Edition Contributor
  • 4.

    Violent Video Games and Brain Functioning

    Imagine a man walking down a street one afternoon who slips on a banana peel, causing him to fall and hit his head on an...

    Source: Video Game Special Edition Contributor
  • 5.

    The Effect of Video Games on Children

    What impact does playing video games have on children or adolescents? The most widely used "positive" impact video...

    Source: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • 6.

    Electronic Media and Young Children

    Television is a daily presence in the lives of most young children, and video games on consoles and computers are also...

    Source: California Childcare Health Program
  • 7.

    Screen Media and Attention/Hyperactivity Problems in Children and Adolescents

    What's wrong? Over the past few decades, children and adults have been spending increasing amounts of time in front of...

    Source: Video Game Special Edition Contributor
  • 8.

    Why are Games So Fun to Play?

    Any parent who has tried to take video games away from a child knows the very strong pull these games have. Some parents...

    Source: Center on Media and Child Health
  • 9.

    How to Raise a Gentle Boy in an Aggressive World

    Finding it tough to raise a compassionate, nonviolent boy in a culture full of violence in the media? Follow this...

    Source: Education.com
  • 10.

    Choosing Video Games for Your Kids

    Are your kids video game fanatics? If so, you're not alone. Studies show that the overwhelming majority of American kids...

    Source: Video Game Special Edition Contributor