Vaccinating Against Bunk: Curbing Viral Misinformation
Online games and nudges aim to curb viral misinformation around vaccines and more.
Technology in Context: The Surprising Social Upsides of Constant Connectivity
The very same technologies that make social distancing bearable in the age of COVID-19 have also been cited among leading causes of social isolation and mental health issues. Psychological research suggests a more nuanced reality.
Violent Video Games and Aggression: The Connection is Dubious, at Best
If you are worried about violent video games triggering aggressive behavior in children, new research may help to alleviate your concerns.
Violent Video Games and Aggression: The Connection Is Dubious, at Best
A meta-analysis finds no clear link between video game violence and aggression in children.
Does Bedtime Media Use Harm Children’s Sleep? Only if They Struggle to Self-Regulate Behavior
Media use before bedtime translates to less sleep for some, depending on level of self regulation.
Games Can Be Good – When You Play for the Right Reasons
The effects of playing video games on well-being seem to depend largely on why and how an individual chooses to partake.