Are video games bad for you!
What are the social benefits of playing video games?
if playing antisocial (e.g., violent) games can lead to antisocial behavior, it makes sense to propose that playing prosocial games can lead to prosocial behavior.
Teens who play up to an hour of video games a day are actually better off than teens who don't play at all, according to a recent study by Andrew K. Przybylski of the University of Oxford in England.
The social effects of video games: Games that promote helpfulness
researchers tested each child’s prosocial attitudes and behavior. Kids were asked whether or not they agreed with a series of statements (e.g., “I feel happy when I share my things with others"). Kids were also asked to interpret several social scenarios (e.g., “what would it mean if someone broke your watch?")
Scientist Discovers The Ideal Amount Of Time Kids Should Spend Playing Video Games
Kids spending too much time playing video games may exhibit impulsive behavior and have attention problems.