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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.

    Negative Potential of Video Games

    What really is the harm in playing video games? So far, we have focused mostly on the effects of playing violent games...

    Source: GuardingKids.com
  • 2.

    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
  • 3.

    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
  • 4.

    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
  • 5.

    Online Computer Gaming: Advice for Parents

    Some years ago in an issue of Education and Health, I provided some advice to parents and teachers on responsible...

    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.

    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
  • 8.

    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
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    Violent Video Game Play: What Neuroimaging Tells Us

    Video game playing is a part of daily life for many children and adolescents. Children and adolescents usually choose...

    Source: Video Game Special Edition Contributor
  • 10.

    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