video games

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Video games

What are the social benefits of playing video games?

The social effects of video games:Games that promote helpfulness.

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 by the American Psychological Association.

You've gathered wood, built a shelter, and armed yourself against the spiders, zombies, and skeletons that attack at night. But could all that time spent protecting yourself on Minecraft actually hurt you in real life?

Are there any negative social consequences of playing video games?

It takes you into another world and sometimes you do feel a little warped after playing for so long.

violent games which I believe can be hurtful when played frequently and over a long period of time.
Playing certain video games makes teens more likely to drive dangerously, smoke cigarettes, and engage in other risky behaviors, according to a recent study by Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.

What is the correct balance for playing video games and engaging in other activities?

In fact, with all of my kids, screen time is just one of many things that they do.

here's no noticeable effect, positive or negative, for kids who play one to three hours of video games compared to kids who play none.

Teens who play up to an hour of video games a day are actually better.