Positive Effects Of Playing Video Games

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Playing video games is a favorite activity of kids and most of kids today often spend more time playing video games. Yet its effects on their health are often perceived to be negative. Playing video games provide a rapid growing form of entertainment and also use for educational and business purposes. Playing video games are fun and having fun has a lot of benefits mentally. It has positive effects that we could apply to our daily activities. Playing video game could help establish the development of cognitive, emotional and social skills ages 10-11 years old. This paper presents the discussion on development on playing video games in three parts. The first part is the cognitive development. The second part the development of…show more content…
Playing video games develop social skills. According to a long term study publish in children 2013, the more adolescents reported playing strategic video games, such as role-playing games, the more they improvise in problem solving skills and school grades the following year, according to a long term study publish in 2013. According to the Pew Research Institute. 24% of gamer play alone, 76% play games with other people some of their time. The majority of teenager with 97% teen play with their friends. Researchers found out that high usage of video games has no mental health problems reported. According to any child, parent, or teacher. Results were base base on data from the School Children Mental Health Europe project for children ages 6-11 years old.
“ Video game playing is often a collaborative leisure time activity for school aged children. These results indicate that children who frequently play video games may be socially cohesive with peers and integrated into the school community. We caution against over interpretation, however, as setting limits on screen as an overall strategy for students ' success

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