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Source 1: Video Game Addiction

Social Consequences of Gaming Addiction

  • Poor social skills
  • Inability to engage real world experience
  • Neglect of family
  • Irritability due to lack of sleep

Source 2: Livestrong.com
http://www.livestrong.com/article/278074-negative-effects-of-video-game-addiction/

  • Poor relationships with friends
  • Increased aggression
  • Poor performance in school
  • Health problems

Source 3: Developmental Psychology at Venderbilt
https://my.vanderbilt.edu/developmentalpsychologyblog/2014/04/effect-of-video-games-on-child-development/

  • Missing out on opportunity to have social interaction
  • Missing out on sports and physical activities
  • Poor academic, interpersonal, and behavioral skills
  • Becoming obese

Source 4: Dartmouth News
https://news.dartmouth.edu/news/2014/08/new-study-video-games-and-teens-behavior

  • Increased participation in aggressive behavior and violence
  • Increased participation in risky behaviors and sex
  • Influencing teenagers attitudes, personality, and values

Source 5: MomJunction
http://www.momjunction.com/articles/effects-of-video-games-on-teenagers_00352668/

  • Improved cognitive abilities
  • Improved hand and eye coordination
  • Quick thinking and accuracy
  • Improved decision making skills
  • Encourages teamwork
  • Increased aggressive behavior
  • Social isolation
  • Teaching wrong values
  • Poor academic performance
  • Adverse effect on health