Parents tend to be wary of video games due to their and media stories that they. But a —one of the few that has looked at the physical effects of playing video games rather than the behavioral ones—indicates that the games might actually give kids a cognitive edge. The authors found "a robust positive association between cortical thickness and video gaming duration," which could point toward "the biological basis of previously reported cognitive improvements due to video game play."
This is one of the seriousÂ effects of video games on teens. Playing long hours of video games can affect your teenâs performance in school. If your teen spends more than two hours gaming, then he may have trouble falling asleep and paying attention in school. Video game addicts also skip their homework to play games, leading to a downfall in their grades.
Why Do People Deny the Harmful Effects of Violent Video Games?
Perhaps as a response to these violent incidents, the negative effects of video games on children, including aggression, hostility, and addiction, has now been examined in more than 300 studies. But the positive effects of non-educational video games, including the development of initiative, intrinsic motivation, and cooperation, has been examined in only 30 studies!