Some kids simply hate to write. They become argumentative with their parents when doing written homework. At school they rush through writing assignments, doing as little as possible. For children […]
An hour a day keeps the doctor away.
A new study featured in the August volume of Pediatrics suggests that playing video games for an hour a day […]
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Executive functions, the brain-based cognitive skills that are a key to self-management and critical-thinking skills, are also very important for academic achievement. Executive-functioning skills such as visual-spatial working memory are […]
A recent study by Micah Mazurek and Christopher Engelhardt raises some legitimate concerns about the use of video games amongst children with ADHD. Boys with ADHD demonstrated greater problematic […]
If you want to improve your aerobic capacity, play full-court basketball instead of softball. If you want to improve your analytical skills learn to play chess or bridge, not Chutes and […]
Can simply playing video games that demand critical thinking help players better apply the use of those skills to real-world scenarios? We’d say no, probably not — at least […]
In a recent post, I discussed some of the reasons why people may believe that playing video games can cause ADHD. Today, however, I’d like to talk about some of […]
There is indisputable evidence that playing video games has an impact on your brain. This fact is quite logical, in that virtually everything we do, from eating a piece of […]
Healthy, well-functioning kids do not spend all of their time playing video games, surfing the Internet, or consumed by digital media.