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Professor: It's clear, playing violent games increases aggressive behavior - GameSpot

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Depressed Teens Like to Use the Internet, Play Video Games - PsychCentral.com (blog)

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Depressed Teens Like to Use the Internet, Play Video Games
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When you show a correlation between two things, you can't say which way the relationship goes.
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How Video Games Are Changing Education

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Pauline Farrell's curator insight, August 7, 2:14 AM
Nice summary for gamification LD's
Louisa Lambregts's curator insight, October 27, 1:51 PM
Overview of the impact of video games on education.
HCL's curator insight, November 15, 7:43 PM
A great infographic illustrating the connections between games and education.
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Well then: Video games change the way you dream

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By Katie Drummond on January 21, 2014

 

"Maybe you're meandering, alone and lost, through an abandoned castle surrounded by a crocodile-filled moat. Suddenly, a flame-breathing dragon hurls towards you, snarling and gnashing its teeth, coming in for the kill. Do you wake up from this bizarro nightmare, covered in sweat and close to tears? Or do you stay in the dream, grab your imaginary sword, and walk boldly into battle?

If your answer is the latter, then Jayne Gackenbach would suspect you're also a hardcore gamer...."

 


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Psychology Article: The benefits of playing video games. | Education ...

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Video games are a ubiquitous part of almost all children's and adolescents' lives, with 97% playing for at least one hour per day in the United States. The vast majority of research by psychologists on the effects of “gaming” has ...
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Warning: Don't let your kids play video games...wait, who said that ...

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American Psychological Association: Playing video games may boost children's learning, health and social skills. The focus of a study was on turning the negative approach to video games to positive, because “to understand ...
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Here's One More Reason To Play Video Games: Beating Dyslexia - KCUR

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Most parents prefer that their children pick up a book rather than a game controller.
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Kids have lost the simple art of play - White Hall Journal

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Kids have lost the simple art of play White Hall Journal Eight to 18-year-old adolescents spend an average of 7.5 hours a day using entertainment media, including TV, computers, video games, cell phones and movies, in a typical day, and only...
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The healing power of video games

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How video games helped one teenager beat cancer and form his bridge back to normalcy.


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Matija Sprogar's curator insight, March 7, 2014 7:59 PM

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Yes, Video Games Can Actually Make You Smarter [VIDEO]

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ASAP Science answers once and for all whether video games can make you smarter.

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Playing video games can be good for you - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

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Playing video games can be good for you
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The tide of research on video games is changing. Before, we were cautioned that video games not only waste time but lead to aggression.
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