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Video Games Aren’t Actually Bad For Kids

Good news, gamers! A decade-long landmark study on the impact of video games on kids has been released, and you’re safe! Anthony is joined by Rev3 Game’s Tara Long to detail their report.

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Game Play Has No Negative Impact on Kids, UK Study Finds

“A massive study of some 11,000 youngsters in Britain has found that playing video games, even as early as five years old, does not lead to later behavior problems.”

Do television and electronic games predict children’s psychosocial adjustment? Longitudinal research using the UK Millennium Cohort Study

“Screen entertainment for young children has been associated with several aspects of psychosocial adjustment. Most research is from North America and focuses on television. Few longitudinal studies have compared the effects of TV and electronic games, or have investigated gender differences”

Welcome to the Millennium Cohort Study

“The Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) is a multi-disciplinary research project following the lives of around 19,000 children born in the UK in 2000-01. It is the most recent of Britain’s world-renowned national longitudinal birth cohort studies.”

Study of 11,000 Children Shows No Correlation Between Video Games & Bad Behavior

“From comic books to that new-fangled rock ‘n’ roll and those dangerous role-playing games, it seems that there’s always some new form of media threatening to tear apart the fabric of civilized society and corrupt the minds of the innocent.”

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