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Step into a class of 30 high school students and look around. Five of them have been victims of electronic bullying in the past year.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Teenagers with high blood pressure appear to have better psychological adjustment and enjoy higher quality of life than those with normal blood pressure, suggests a study in the May issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of ...
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children and teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) use screen-based media, such as television and video games, more often than their typically developing peers and are more likely to develop problematic video game habits, ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Altering parents' and teachers' notion of risk taking behaviour can significantly increase children's physical activity suggests a study lead by University of Sydney researchers.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It's not how much time teens spend watching TV but how intensely they watch that adds on the pounds, new research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Toronto have shown that playing shooting or driving videogames, even for a relatively short time, improves the ability to search for a target hidden among irrelevant distractions in complex ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Playing video games for an hour each day can improve subsequent performance on cognitive tasks that use similar mental processes to those involved in the game, according to research published March 13 in the open access journal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The importance of play—crucial for children's healthy psychological development and ability to thrive in life—is woefully underestimated by parents and educators, according to Peter Gray, a Boston College ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Much to the chagrin of parents who think their kids should spend less time playing video games and more time studying, time spent playing action video games can actually make dyslexic children read better. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 28, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Neuroscientists should help to develop compelling digital games that boost brain function and improve well-being, say two professors specializing in the field in a commentary article published in the science journal Nature.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Laparoscopic surgeons may improve certain aspects of surgical performance by regularly playing on a Nintendo Wii, according to research published February 27 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Gregorio Patrizi and co ...
Surgery Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers long have evaluated the roles parents play in children's development. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that mothers' directiveness, the extent to which they try to control the content ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children could be better off playing video games this holiday season than watching television, a QUT study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
One way to avoid injuries in young athletes may be for them to simply spend more time in unorganized free play such as pick-up games, a Loyola University Medical Study has found.
Health Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Every Christmas, Linda Russell knows her three children's wish lists will be chock-full of requests for the latest in electronic toys and gadgets. And, like most parents, she struggles to know ...
Pediatrics Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0