Are video games harmful?

by Marcovitz, Hal.

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
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Bethel Park Public Library Nonfiction 794.8 MA
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  794.8 MA
 
 
Clairton Public Library Young Adult Non-Fiction YA 794 M313
Location  Clairton Public Library
 
Collection  Young Adult Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  YA 794 M313
 
 
Summary
Studies indicate that some 74 percent of teens and half of all adults play video games at least once a week. Through objective discussion, numerous direct quotes, and full-color illustrations this title examines What Are the Origins of Today's Video Game Controversies? Do Violent Video Games Promote Real-Life Violence? Do Video Games Lead to Addiction and Social Isolation? Do Young Gamers Risk Their Health and Well-Being? Should Video Games Be Regulated?
Contents
When video games are more than just games
What are the origins of today's video game controversies?
Do violent video games promote real-life violence?
Do video games lead to addiction and social isolation?
Do young gamers risk their health and well-being?
Should video games be regulated?

Additional Information
Series In controversy.
Subjects Video games and children -- United States.
Video games and teenagers -- United States.
Video gamers -- Psychology.
Children and violence -- United States.
Youth and violence -- United States.
Publisher San Diego, CA :ReferencePoint Press,2011
Language English
Description 96 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 83-91) and index.
ISBN 9781601521255 (hardback)
1601521251 (hardback)
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