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Gaming better than TV for children - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Gaming better than TV for children - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
New research has found that children are better off playing video games than watching television
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How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age...
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Twitter as a Metacognitive Support Device by Alan Reid : Learning Solutions Magazine

Twitter as a Metacognitive Support Device by Alan Reid : Learning Solutions Magazine | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
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Gamers take on grey tinge

Gamers take on grey tinge | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
Gamers take on grey tinge...
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How digital culture is rewiring our brains

How digital culture is rewiring our brains | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
How digital culture is rewiring our brains...
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Video games and their advantages

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Is the Web Driving Us Mad?

Is the Web Driving Us Mad? | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
Tweets, texts, emails, posts. New research says the Internet can make us lonely and depressed—and may even create more extreme forms of mental illness, Tony Dokoupil reports.
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Battle of the X Box

Games can be good for kids but when they seem to spend every waking hour playing you should reassess boundaries

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The Neurology of Gaming » Online Universities

The Neurology of Gaming » Online Universities | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
Video games can be used to educate through repetition and feedback, but they can also have some less-than-positive side effects. Learn about how video games can improve the educational experience as well as hinder it.

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Tits are all a-twitter about the benefits of social networking

Tits are all a-twitter about the benefits of social networking | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
While social networking is something many of us have only recently become aware of, a new study by University of Oxford and ANU researchers shows birds have been hanging out on the social network for a…...
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Invasion of the 'educational' video game

Invasion of the 'educational' video game | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
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Your brain on the internet: a response to Susan Greenfield

Your brain on the internet: a response to Susan Greenfield | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
Whenever I hear dire predictions concerning the social impact of new technologies, I recall a similar prediction made nearly 2,500 years ago.
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Bill Gates: Why 'game-based learning' is the future of education | eSchool News

Bill Gates: Why 'game-based learning' is the future of education | eSchool News | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
In Bill Gates’ vision of the classrooms of the future, students are grouped according to skill set. One cluster huddles around a computer terminal, playing an educational game or working on a simulator.
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Does the internet rewire your brain?

Does the internet rewire your brain? | Impacts of the Internet on social wellbeing and brains | Scoop.it
Being online does change your brain, but so does making a cup of tea. A better question to ask is what parts of the brain are regular internet users using.
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