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Are video games bad for you!

What are the social benefits of playing video games?

It was also found that people that play games and have aggressive behavior, also have certain psychological background. [source]? It was also found that people that play games and have aggressive behavior, also have certain psychological background. [source]?

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?")

As a child I was not allowed to play video games until my homework was complete.


More than 90 percent of American kids play video games an average of two hours a day. In recent years, psychologists have linked gaming to everything from increased aggression to shortened attention spans

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.


A new study out of Oxford University has found that children who play console or PC games for an hour or less per day tend to be more social and satisfied with life than kids who don't
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.