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Should Parents Play Videogames With Their Children?

Researchers Delve Into Data on Video Games and Aggression in Kids

In a meta-analysis and accompanying commentaries, psychological scientists examine the available data on video game playing and aggression, noting the many methodological issues in this area of research. ... More>

Observer Article

Not Just Fun and Games

Psychological scientist Daphne Bavelier remains astounded by her observation that short periods of action-based video-game training nearly erased the gender difference found in geometric mental-rotation tasks. Jeffrey Y. Lin, Bavelier’s copresenter, describes his experience using gaming data to combat online harassment. ... More>

How Tetris may reduce traumatic memories

Treating Trauma With ‘Tetris’