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Do Video Games Make Us More Intelligent?

The video game industry is among the most profitable sectors of the overarching entertainment industry and has grown staggeringly over the past decades. While music and film struggle amid piracy and p…

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How a Video Game Might Help Someone With Dementia

Video games and dignified dementia care don't initially appear compatible, but advocates from Alzheimer's Australia Victoria have teamed up with a group of designers from Opaque Multimedia to turn thi…

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4 Hilarious Videos of Seniors Playing Video Games

Video games are often assumed to be the purview of younger generations, content to sit around and stare at the television screen for hours on end. But, the emerging trend of interactive gaming--the…

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Is Virtual Violence an Acceptable Parenting Technique?

A story circulated last week about a father in China and his 23-year-old son who were at loggerheads over the sonís perpetual unemployment and his seeming addiction to video games. The son, as reporte…

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New Mobile App: Help Romney’s Dog Escape!

Were you shocked by the now-infamous story of how Mitt Romney drove for 12 hours with his dog Seamus crated atop his car roof, back in 1983? Well, while it's not possible to travel back in time t…

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Do We Need Laws Protecting Our Children From Video Games?

Back in the mid-1980s the leather-clad metal band Judas Priest found themselves embroiled in a trail that was both horrendously sad and almost comically absurd. The court case (which didnít go to tria…

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The Perils of Screen Time

While growing up, there were literally no restrictions on television in our house. My mother, as a hard-working single parent, loved TV and grew to appreciate how much of a companion it was to her two…

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Could Video Games Be Good for You?

A study suggests video games can be good for you, at least the ones that get you off the couch. The bonus is, they don't just work out your body - they also boost your mind. Health Videos by New…

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Children and Technology – Why be Concerned

Find out more at the end of this post about our free parenting webinar and nine giveaways, ďThe Power of Self-Care in Parenting: A†Gift to Your Entire Family Webinar,Ē with parenting experts and aut…

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Rape, Murder! Are Violent Video Games Worth Legislating Against?

Back in the mid-1980s the leather-clad metal band Judas Priest found themselves embroiled in a trial that was both horrendously sad and almost comically absurd. The court case (which didnít go to tria…

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