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A2 Video Games

The effects of video games on young people

What percentage of girls and boys play video games did Lenhart et al (2008) find? 94% of girls and 99% of boys playes video games.
Are positive effect of gameplaying, longer or shorter than negative effects? Longer.
What did Sims and Mayer (2002) find? People who play tetris have improved spatial skills.
Anderson et al found that children who played violent video games, previously tended to deliver... Stronger punishments than those who played the non-violent video game.
What did Peng (2008) find about Violent video games? They might have a particular effect on people who already have aggressive personalities.
What percentage of US 6-11 year olds are chronically overweight? 15%
Padilla-Walker et al (2009) conducted a survey of 813 university students. What did they find? As the amount of time playing video games went up, th quality of relationship with parents and peers went down.
What is the most popular game? World of warcraft.
What percentage of 8-16 year olds claimed they have played an M-rated games? Gentile et al (2007) 70%
what did Mellecker et al compare? Heart rate and calorie expenditure in children playing an active bowling game, an active running game, a seated bowling game and at rest.
Created by: KayYip