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Playing video games

Playing video games

motives, responses, and consequences

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates in Mahwah, NJ .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Peter Vorderer, Jennings Bryant.
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LC ClassificationsGV
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 464 p. ;
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22728061M
ISBN 100805853227

This book is an academic work which reviews and critiques the research literature concerning violent games and their alleged effects on players. It examines the debates about the potential effects of these games and the divisions between scholars working in the field. It places the research onBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.   Playing video games is better than reading books due to video games natural interactivity, their social aspect, and their cinematic experiences. Video games, by their nature are interactive. Pretty much everything you can do in most games is controlled by your input.

The number of adults who play video games have increased due to the previous generation of gamers having transitioned into adulthood. Even when video games are still seen as “childish” or “juvenile,” the industry has already reached its peak among the adult audience. But the issue of children playing video games persists to this day. The Benefits of Playing Video Games Isabela Granic, Adam Lobel, and Rutger C. M. E. Engels Radboud University Nijmegen Video games are a ubiquitous part of almost all children’s and adolescents’ lives, with 97% playing for at least one hour per day in the United States. The vast majority of research by psychologists on the effects of.

Mori performed an experiment at Tokyo's Nihon University designed to measure the effect of video games on human brain activity by examining beta waves, which are produced during Beta states – the states associated with normal waking claims his study has revealed that people who spend long periods playing video games have less activity in the brain's pre-frontal region.   If you want to stop playing video games, gradually reduce your playtime and focus on other things. If you play for a few hours a day, try only playing for 2 hours a day for the first week. Then, reduce it to 1 hour a day to make things easier for yourself. Set a timer so you don’t forget and lose track of time%(18).


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