Video Game Addiction Affects Social Skills in Girls More Than Boys

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Many people associate playing video games with being socially isolated and struggling to connect with others offline. Others argue that video games are often played with other people and teach valuable communication skills and cognitive skills, like spatial awareness and problem-solving. A recent study, published in the journal Child Development, investing the effect of playing…

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How To Deal with Technology Addiction Mindfully

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Our society has become so dependent on the use of technology in our everyday lives that technology addiction has become a clinical term. Technology addiction differs from other process addictions in that it is socially acceptable, which makes it harder to know how to deal with technology addiction and recognize it as a serious problem.…

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Cell Phone Use in Teens: An Addiction?

Cell Phone Use in Teens May be Causing a Technology Addiction.  In today’s world, it’s hard to imagine a life without cell phones. While they consume a large quantity of our time every day, we hardly consider what the negative effects cell phone use in teens could have. An article by CNN discussed a recent…

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Technology Addiction: The Presence of Turned-Off Smartphones Is Distracting

Addiction–what does that make you think of? If you’re like most people, it probably brings up ideas and thoughts surrounding substance addiction–but there’s another type of addiction. Behavioral addictions are often overlooked, but they have the power to tear a family apart just like a substance-based one. One example–which we’ll talk about today–is technology addiction.…

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