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Startling Statistics on Excessive Video Game Use in Children

September 18, 2012 Comments off

Are you aware of what your child is interacting with?  Are you aware of how video games may be affecting your child subconsciously?  Too much time on video games and the type of content will affect your child whether you like it or not. Video games holds a big source of debate with some being positive but most is negative.  I am not out to ban video games, however, it is critical that parents monitor what their children are doing, watching, and interacting with.  Check out this info-graphic below and you will be amazed by its findings….Feel free to tell me what you think.

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Do Violent Video Games Really Make Us Violent?

August 10, 2011 Comments off

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Bang Bang you’re… fine?

Psychologists reveal how you really feel about video games

Two lecturers at the University of Huddersfield have uncovered new research that contradicts a wide stream of consciousness in the media.

Drs Simon Goodson and Sarah Pearson, who both lecture in Psychology, have revealed how playing a sporting video game is more emotionally evocative than a violent one.

Comparing brain activity from participating gamers, the team compiled data for the differing genres of video game to see how certain events in the game stimulate the player.

As Simon explains, the idea for the experiment derived from greatly over-exaggerated media scoops, suggesting violence is stimulated by aggressive video games:

“There was an assumption among reports that because a game Read more…