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Video Games

  • By: Fran C. Blumberg, Lisa A. Solazzo, Daniel P. Auld, Stacey J. Eger & Kerri A. Galvin
  • In: Encyclopedia of Applied Developmental Science
  • Edited by: Celia B. Fisher & Richard M. Lerner
  • Subject:Lifespan & Developmental Psychology (general)

Video games often provide the first opportunity for children to interact with computer technology. However, the study of the impact on children's behavior of video games is fraught with controversy. For example, many researchers and members of the lay public point ...

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