Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children
Playing video games may mean spending less time reading or doing homework, according to a new research on video games and children.
Teenagers who play videogames
spent 30 percent less time reading and 34 percent less time doing homework, said the study by researchers at the University of Mi...
Violent Videogames Attract Criticism Again
Even before its release on Nintendo Co.'s Wii and Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 2, Manhunt 2 is making waves across the world. Countries ban the game one after another, but it only seems to the hysteria.
The game depicts the escape of an amnesiac scientist and a psychotic killer from an asylum and ...
Games for Health Conference Announces First Cognitive Health Track Powered by SharpBrains
...ealth and healthcare.
"There is already a very active cognitive health videogames
industry and field of research," said Ben Sawyer, co-founder of the Games f...and multiple sclerosis.
"The convergence of interactive media such as videogames
with cognitive science opens the door to innovative and scalable approaches...
Holiday Health Tips From Packard Children's Hospital
How to limit screen time
Make a budget. "Our team suggests a budget of seven hours a week total
screen time, which includes TV, DVDs, videogames
and computers," said
Robinson, who's led multiple research efforts into the relationship between
screen time and children's eating habits, weight gain...
Education conference to draw together games researchers
...ers will have the chance to combine their ideas on videogames
and the learning process at the first annual Game...ol of Education. Gee has written extensively about videogames
representing a different style of learning from th...e further maintains that there are benefits to how videogames
will present the data just when someone needs it, ...