Medical research

Online gamers take on COVID-19 analysis

Scientists have been receiving help with vital coronavirus research from an unlikely team of data analysts—players of the popular online computer game EVE Online.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Video game violence and family resilience

There is much debate about whether or not violent video games give rise to violent tendencies in those who play them. Some research shows this to be the case while other studies demonstrate the opposite. However, a third ...

Pediatrics

Kids' sleeping habits disrupted by sneaky media use

Preschoolers who spend more time watching television, playing video games or using computers—especially if they're sneaky at bedtime—get less sleep, say University of Michigan researchers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Video game 'addiction' more likely with autism, ADHD

(HealthDay)—Boys with autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more at risk of addictive video game use than typically developing boys, according to new research.

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