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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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  • 1.

    Video Games: Cons and Pros

    The impact of television, both positive and negative, on children has been a subject of both heated opinion and...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center
  • 2.

    FAQs on Violent Video Games and Other Media Violence

    1. For your 2003 article on The Influence of Media Violence on Youth (1), you and a distinguished group of media...

    Source: Video Game Special Edition Contributor
  • 3.

    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
  • 4.

    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
  • 5.

    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
  • 6.

    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
  • 7.

    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
  • 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.

    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
  • 10.

    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