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by penix
Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Why are video games addictive?
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Why are video games addictive?

http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/gadgets-electronics/stories/why-are-video-games-addictive Why are video games addictive? Sometimes video games are harmless fun. Sometimes they provide a clear benefit for players. But every once in a while, they become a dangerous obsession. By John Platt Wed, Dec 05 2...
by penix
Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Father Hires Assassins To Fight Son's Gaming Addiction
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Father Hires Assassins To Fight Son's Gaming Addiction

http://www.inquisitr.com/466482/father-hires-in-game-assassins-to-fight-sons-gaming-addiction/ Posted: January 3, 2013 A father in China has taken unique approach to curing his son’s gaming addiction: by hiring in-game assassins. Mr. Feng had enough of his 23-year-old son’s obsession with gaming, an...
by penix
Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Gaming joins smoking, gambling on list of common addictions
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Gaming joins smoking, gambling on list of common addictions

http://www.timeslive.co.za/lifestyle/2012/12/31/video-gaming-joins-smoking-gambling-on-list-of-common-addictions 31 December, 2012 08:27 Australia's Okan Kaya likes Call of Duty: Black Ops II. In November he played the blockbuster video game for a world-record 122 hours. "I'm a massive fan," he said...
by penix
Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:29 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Students and Video Game Addiction
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Views: 5130

Students and Video Game Addiction

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/12/13/students-and-colleges-vulnerable-computer-gaming-addiction-essay December 13, 2012 - 3:00am Until the academic warning letter from my son’s college arrived home last December 23rd following his fall freshman term, he assured us that he was getting Bs in...
by penix
Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:22 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Connecticut town drive will collect & destroy violent games
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Connecticut town drive will collect & destroy violent games

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/2/3828376/southington-connecticut-drive-to-destroy-violent-video-games By Adi Robertson on January 2, 2013 02:59 pm A town in Connecticut is holding a drive to collect and destroy violent games, music, and movies in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown. On Januar...
by penix
Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:23 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Violent video game aggression accumulates
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Views: 4981

Violent video game aggression accumulates

http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2012/12/30/Violent-video-game-aggression-accumulates/UPI-87881356921872/ Published: Dec. 30, 2012 at 9:44 PM COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- People who play violent video games for three straight days become more aggressive and their expectations of hostility in other...
by penix
Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Are video games really the villains in our violent age?
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Views: 4816

Are video games really the villains in our violent age?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/dec/30/games-first-person-shooter-vaughan-bell Vaughan Bell The Observer, Saturday 29 December 2012 The number of aliens you kill may directly contribute to an improvement in your brain. This may not sound like a typical scientific discovery, but it has come...
by penix
Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: More Evidence That Violent Video Games Help Spur Aggression
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Views: 4782

More Evidence That Violent Video Games Help Spur Aggression

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2012/12/27/more-evidence-that-violent-video-games-help-spur-aggression Negative effects accumulate over time, study says December 27, 2012 THURSDAY, Dec. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The more that people play violent video games, the greater their levels ...
by penix
Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:22 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Are Violent Games Linked to Violent Crimes?
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Views: 4507

Are Violent Games Linked to Violent Crimes?

http://www.voanews.com/content/violent-video-games-shooting/1572877.html Suzanne Presto December 26, 2012 As video game images become increasingly more realistic and graphic, policy makers are debating if there is a link between the violence depicted in those games and violence in real life. A 20-ye...
by penix
Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Violent video games under scrutiny after school shootings
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Violent video games under scrutiny after school shootings

http://newyork.newsday.com/business/violent-video-games-under-scrutiny-after-newtown-conn-school-shootings-1.4362377 Published: December 21, 2012 7:17 AM By BLOOMBERG NEWS Video-game makers and retailers are facing growing pressure from Washington and advocacy groups concerned about possible links b...