A study done by researchers at North Carolina State University, York University and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology concluded that playing online games do not replace offline social lives, but is expanding it. Loners are the outliers in gaming, not the norm. A study performed by researchers from McMaster University has also found that playing video games could help improve eyesight by teaching the brain to spot small details, follow movements and spot subtle light changes, at least for people with visual difficulties. People who played action-based video and computer games made decisions 25% faster than others without sacrificing accuracy, according to a study from the University of Rochester. Underlying this unease about video game violence research is a growing disconnect between anti-gaming rhetoric and people’s actual experiences playing games (See Herz, 1996; Poole, 2000).
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At the same time, many new jobs are being created at the interface between people and technology – and savvy players of video games might well have an advantage in this brave new working world. They never mention the kid being endocrinologicly tested to actually know what hormones are present at the time hes gaming, so far it sound a lot like a behavior problem, the child is always responsible fot the way he interacts with his family and viceversa, either he is playing call of duty, resident evil, or minecraft he knows his little sister is the one tapping the screen not a f..zombie trying to attack him.. I mean it is not like he suddenly becomes an unconscious being whenever he is exposed to a screen with some violence in it, i am pretty shure he just got mad because of the tapping action and it is not just because he is a kid with a problem with videogames, do the same thing to an adult on his cellphone screen while he or she is writing on facebook or texting and you might encounter a worst reaction depending on the area. A study by Argosy University’s Minnesota School on Professional Psychology found that video game addicts argue a lot with their teachers, fight a lot with their friends, and score lower grades than others who play video games less often.
On the other hand, a study by researchers at the North Carolina State University, New York and the University Of Ontario Institute Of Technology points out that gamers usually do not replace their offline social lives with online game playing, but rather it expands them. A 2017 study from the Université de Montréal suggests that playing action video games like Call of Duty may actually harm the brain. Another study from University of York found no evidence to support the theory that video games make players more violent, and another study suggests that there is no increase in the level of aggression of players who had long-term exposure to violent video games..
Video games make players’ visions become more sensitive to slightly different shades of color, according to a University of Rochester study. A study by the Michigan State University’s Children and Technology Project found a relation between video game playing and greater creativity, regardless of gender, race or type of video game played. The study suggests that playing action video games primes the brain to make quick decisions.
Although there have been a few survey or experimental studies of game players (See Malone, 1981; Cordova & Lepper, 1996), there have been few studies characterizing players interactions and experiences in game playing environments since Mitchells (1985) study of families who were given Nintendo machines. The study of games and learning might begin with qualitative study of game players and game playing communities. What’s missing from contemporary debate on gaming and culture is any naturalistic study of what game-playing experiences are like, how gaming fits into people’s lives, and the kinds of practices people are engaged in while gaming.
Iג€ll be honest, I think itג€s ridiculous that people make a living playing video games on Twitch and YouTubeג€¦ but I sure am glad they do. I donג€t have time to play every cool game I want to, so I watch streamers play them instead. Then they may get rid of video games entirely (reinforcing the motive to get better grades to play video games) Usually it does not persist (unless parents do not care and neither does the child) Also 4 hours is not a ridiculous amount of gaming time. Take it step by step until your son gets into a routine of playing video games for 3-4 hours (no less), going to his friends house some days, coming to the dinner table and discussing everything, and get enough physical activity and human interaction to keep your sanity.
He said he has seen kids who game stay out of drugs and those who don’t get into drugs and this I know because I see it everyday, and think how thankful my kid is a gamer addicted to games instead of drugs, hey she eats she does her chores she may argue about it but any kid would playing games or not, they would argue about doing chores, I really hope parents take the time and really read this and think about what I say here before replying take it in and I think you may find that gaming is better then most crap that’s out there today.