Tag: Video Games


Tag: Video Games

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Articles: Do Bad Grades + Violent Video Games = Violent Kids?

By Anna Jacobi | May 23, 2012

A recent study suggests boys who do poorly in school are more attracted to violent video games—and violent behavior.


Articles: Are Video Games Truly Bad for Kids’ Health?

By Neha John-Henderson | April 5, 2011

A recent study suggests the answer is more complicated than we think.

Research suggests that games like Lemmings, where the goal is to help others, inspire real-life acts of altruism.

Articles: Gaming for Good

By Kyle Smith | June 1, 2010

Can video games inspire altruism?


Articles: Can Computer Games Keep Your Brain Fit?

By Anett Gyurak | May 15, 2009

A scene from Super Mario Sunshine

Articles: Super Mario: Helping More than the Princess

By Kevin LaRose | May 4, 2009


Raising Happiness: How much “screen time” is too much?

By Christine Carter | September 22, 2008


Articles: Knowledge is Power

By Jeremy Adam Smith | March 1, 2008


Articles: Playing the Blame Game

By Jeremy Adam Smith | March 1, 2008

Video games stand accused of causing obesity, violence, and lousy grades. But new research paints a surprisingly complicated and positive picture, reports Jeremy Adam smith.


Articles: The Gender of Video Games

By Jeremy Adam Smith | February 21, 2008


Articles: Virtual Playgrounds

By Kasey Crispin | November 27, 2007

PeaceMaker video game co-producers Asi Burak (left) and Eric Brown (right), with Laurie Eisenberg, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University who has served as an advisor on the game

Articles: Digital Diplomacy

By Kathy M. Newman | March 1, 2006

In an industry often criticized for promoting sex and violence, a new video game helps users bring peace to the Middle East. But will anyone want to play?


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