8.5% Of Young Video Gamers Addicted

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8.5% Of Young Video Gamers Addicted

The May edition of the journal Psychological Science contains a study that says 8.5 percent of young gamers play so much that it interferes with their schoolwork and may cause health problems. What do you think?
  • "You should see the lot behind that convenience store, full of dead-eyed kids playing the cheapest Tetris they can get their hands on."

    Robert Brooks
    Systems Analyst
  • "I find it helps to keep the kids' computer in the living room, where I entertain suitors of dubious intent."

    Miriam Robinson
    Laboratory Worker
  • “Perhaps schools should try a scared-straight program in which the children hear the horrifying tales of video-game addiction from a real-life sickly looking thirtysomething.”

    Henry Lee
    Belt Cutter
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