Author: games

Video Games Can Improve Your Child

January 3, 2019

As parents, we focus more attention on the potential dangers than on the potential benefits of electronic video games, but these games are a normal part of modern childhood. If you know what to look for, video games can be a powerful tool to help children develop certain life skills. They can help parents choose […]

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The Symptoms of Computer Game Addiction

January 3, 2019

Computer game addiction generally refers to an excessive, unhealthy amount of playing computer games. Rather than engaging in the real world, an addicted user devotes the majority of his or her time to gaming. The addicted gamer often isolates him/herself from others, ignores more important responsibilities, and is often obsessed with obtaining higher status / rankings / […]

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How is Computer Game Addiction Treated

December 11, 2018

Because computer game addiction is a new development in the world of mental health, treatments are not as well established as those for depression, anxiety, anger, etc. Most interventions take a cognitive-behavioral approach which involve changing how the addict thinks about the addiction (for example, recognizing cognitive distortions designed to convince the gamer that it is not […]

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Importance of Sports and Physical Education

October 6, 2018

Physical activity is essential to the health and development of a child. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the rate of childhood obesity has tripled over the past 30 years. Childhood obesity can lead to a variety of health problems, both immediate and long-term. Not only are obese children and adolescents currently at […]

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