Research + News | Topic: Video Games
Aug 6, 2014
Mature-Rated Video Games May Increase Teens’ High-Risk Behavior
A recent study found that teenagers who play mature-rated, violent or risk-glorifying video games may be more likely to engage in a wide range of deviant behaviors. Read the article here.
Jul 31, 2014
Shoot to Kill: The Real Impact of Violent Video Games
Fuller Youth Institute’s Via Media blog discusses violent video games. Read the post here.
Jul 3, 2014
College Recruiting Gamers as Athletes
A University will offer about 30 athletic scholarships to students who play the “League of Legends’ video game. Read the full article here.
Jun 25, 2014
Excessive Gaming Increases Aggression and Addictiveness in Teens
A new article published in Neurology Now argues that too much gaming can negatively affect adolescent brains. Read the story here.
Jun 20, 2014
Is Screen Time for Teenagers Okay Right Before Bed?
An experienced gamer can hack and slash away for a while and then sleep just fine, research in Australia shows. Read the article here.
Jun 13, 2014
Five Video Game Trends from E3 2014
USAToday looks at five key video game trends from this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. Read the article here.
Jun 5, 2014
Kids Still Spend the Most Time with TV
TV remains the biggest single element of kids’ media usage according to a new report from eMarketer. Read the article here.
Jun 2, 2014
Call of Duty Linked to the Suicides of Four Teenagers
A coroner has slammed the violent video game Call of Duty after a string of teenagers who regularly played it killed themselves. Read the full story here.
May 15, 2014
How Your Kids Can Surf Safely with a Tablet
USA Today’s Jennifer Jolly shows parents some tips for making tablet surfing safer for kids. View the video or read the article here.
Mar 11, 2014
Google Faces Suit Over Kids’ In-App Purchases
Children’s apps continue to face heat over accidental, unintentional, or unauthorized in-app purchases by kids. Read the full story here.