Playing 'action video games' on computer might improve learning skills in those with dyslexia, according to a new research.
Playing an evil character in a video game can make you cruel. New research reveals that just five minutes of role-playing in virtual environments as either a hero or villain can cause people to reward or punish anonymous strangers.
Researchers reported that women gamers who use sexualized female characters are more likely to objectify themselves.
Researchers found that after 12 hours of playing a simulated driving game, seniors experienced a boost in their cognitive functions.
Researchers report that video games can be particularly more addicting for children with an autism spectrum disorder or ADHD.
New research reveals no link between violent, antisocial video games and reduced pro-social behavior.
Study reports that people who play socially engaging video games are more likely to exercise and lower their body mass indexes.
Researchers found that children who paid more attention to the content on television had the highest body mass indexes in comparison to children who did not pay attention to the television shows.
Five year old children who watch more than three hours of TV a day are significantly more likely to develop antisocial behaviors like fighting or stealing two years later, according to a new study published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood.
It may seem that a video game habit is just a waste of time.
Many parents believe that their children spend too much time playing video games.
An insightful study published in Games for Health Journal: Research Development, and Clinical Applications reveals that children and adolescents with ASD are typically fascinated by screen-based technology such as videogames, which can be used for educational and treatment purposes.
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