Research + News | Topic: Video Games
Jan 13, 2016
Smoking Gun: Kids Overexposed To ‘Cool’ Cigarettes In Their Video Games
Jan 11, 2016
Certain Adolescent Brains Can’t Stop Gaming. That’s Good and Bad – Here’s Why
Psychologists refer to the addiction as Internet gaming disorder, identified as a “condition for further study” in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Read the article here.
Jan 6, 2016
When Video Games Become An Addiction
Can video games be addictive? One U.S. expert has no doubts. Read the article and view the video here.
Dec 16, 2015
10 Things Every Parent Should Know About Gaming
The Fuller Youth Institute passes along helpful information for parents of gamers.
Read the article here.
Dec 11, 2015
How to Parent (or Teach) a Gamer
Tim Elmore says “the greatest way parents can help children with heavy gaming tendencies is to re-introduce external stimuli and pair those experiences with meaningful conversations.”
Read the rest of his blog post here.
Nov 25, 2015
Pornhub’s Traffic Dipped Significantly the Day Fallout 4 Came Out
Statistics were reported to show a decline in pornography use immediately following the release of a popular video game. Read more here.
Oct 29, 2015
10 Most Violent Video Games of 2015 (And What to Play Instead)
Common Sense Media has this advice about violent video games, “when you need to say no — and these games prove that sometimes you have to — it helps to have solid alternatives.”
Read the rest of the article here.
Oct 26, 2015
Every Big Video Game Coming Out This Fall
There are lots of video games coming out over the next few months. View the list of upcoming releases here.
Oct 14, 2015
Holiday 2015: The Most-Anticipated Video Games
According to overall anticipation levels measured by Nielsen Game Rank™, the most sought after games on each platform due between October and December 2015 include some perennial powerhouses and some heavy hitters back from hibernation, covering a wide range of genres. Read the article and view the charts here.
Sep 11, 2015
Kids and Gaming in the UK
Most kids in the UK today are gamers. A new study by Nickelodeon UK takes a look at how boys and girls play, and how they hear about new games. Read results from the study here.