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BBC NEWS | Health | Video games 'can improve vision'

BBC NEWS | Health | Video games 'can improve vision' | Health & Video games | Scoop.it
Playing action video games can boost an aspect of an adult's eyesight, US research shows.
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Video game health?

Video game health? | Health & Video games | Scoop.it
A study suggests video games can be good for you, at least the ones that get you off the couch. The bonus is, they don't just work out your body, they also boost your mind.
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Video Games Play May Provide Learning, Health, Social Benefits, Review Finds

Video Games Play May Provide Learning, Health, Social Benefits, Review Finds | Health & Video games | Scoop.it
Playing video games, including violent shooter games, may boost children’s learning, health and social skills, according to a review of research on the positive effects of video game play to be published in December by the American Psychological Association.
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Violent Video Games and Young People - Harvard Health Publications

Violent Video Games and Young People - Harvard Health Publications | Health & Video games | Scoop.it
Parents, educators, and mental health professionals share concern about the potential effects of violent video games on children. Researchers are divided on the issue, but agree that parental oversight is key.
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Video Games for Health: Principles and Strategies for Design and Evaluation (Public Health in the 21st Century): Ivan L. Beale: 9781617617904: Amazon.com: Books

Video Games for Health: Principles and Strategies for Design and Evaluation (Public Health in the 21st Century) [Ivan L. Beale] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Substantial resources are being committed to the development of so-called 'serious' video games as interventions for health issues. Health educators and others with an agenda for educating young people are well aware that this group buys video games and spends a lot of time playing them. Games therefore seem to have promise as a vehicle for 'getting to' young people
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Video Games vs. Depression

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Can games help tackle depression? Danny explores the link between video games and dealing with mental health issues.

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Health Effects of Video Games | LIVESTRONG.COM

Health Effects of Video Games | LIVESTRONG.COM | Health & Video games | Scoop.it
Many kids love the adventure and excitement that accompanies playing their favorite video games. While video games can serve as a fun way to pass time, they also involve being sedentary for periods of time when kids might otherwise be outside playing or practicing with an athletic team. It's important to set restrictions that prevent adverse health...
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Three Ways Video Games Can Improve Health Care - The Crux | DiscoverMagazine.com

Three Ways Video Games Can Improve Health Care - The Crux | DiscoverMagazine.com | Health & Video games | Scoop.it
By Pete Etchells I was a gamer kid. Heck, I still am a gamer kid. And like any form of media, old or new, video games have had their fair share of negati
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Relatively new branch of science is focusing on the therapeutic aspects of video games...

 

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Video game-related health problems - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Video game-related health problems

Video game-related health problems can induce repetitive strain injuries, skin disorders or other health issues. Other problems include video game-provoked seizures in patients with epilepsy. In rare and extreme cases, deaths have resulted from excessive video game playing (see Deaths due to video game addiction).

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