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Study: Video Games Good For Children
Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 12 February 2009 12:52

Another day, another report focusing on potential advantages and disadvantages of video game by children

Michael Barkoviak - February 12, 2009 11:50 AM

A recently completed European Union report claims video games can be mentally good for children, in which creativity and cooperation is urged among players.

Despite concern for past accusations of creating violent tendencies in children, the European Parliament Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection discovered only benefits from playing video games, with no ties to violent behavior.

"Video games are in most cases not dangerous and can even contribute to the development of important skills," said Toine Manders, a Dutch lawmaker who helped write the report.  [Comments...]


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