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:

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

Source 3: Developmental Psychology at Venderbilt

  • 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

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

Source 5: MomJunction

  • 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