video game addiction

Gradually, society seems to be adjusting to the idea that video games are here to stay and that they did not usher in the societal apocalypse as augured by some scholars, politicians and activists in the early 2000s. But we still have some residual issues seeping from the video game moral panic. One of these is the cluttered mess of a thing being called "Internet Gaming Disorder."
By limiting children's access to gaming, they are more likely to find joy in real-world activities--such as spending time with family, reading, creative and outdoor play, and school. Such limits also help children learn that technology is best used as a tool, not a toy.
The video game industry is projected to keep growing and enterprising minds surely are thinking of how they can attach themselves to this growth. If I wasn't busy building my businesses, I would spend some time on claiming my piece of the action.
It's a matter of obsession, according to journalist Simon Parkin. We asked him all about it.
Actress Felicia Day wrote an adorkable book about gaming.
Jane Brody's recent New York Times' article set off a firestorm of comments. Many of those commenting said they see for themselves children's unnatural attachment to digital devices. However, others questioned the addictive potential of technology, asking "Where's the research?" Here, I'll explain the science and tragedy of child tech addiction.
People who experience problems in their lives as a result of too much video-game play should seek help, and can visit the
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The next time you feel a desire to tune out by turning on your game system, pause. Take three or four breaths and just notice how you feel. Tense? Anxious? Excited? Sad? Bored?
Cyber-sex, sexting, lurid Facebook messages, and other forms of virtual infidelity are becoming increasingly prevalent in Family Law. With vastly improved computer graphics and enhanced reality, the real world and the virtual world are becoming increasingly blurred.