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

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"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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