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Video games have winning impact in classrooms
Video games have winning impact in classrooms (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Deakin-led research project has found video games such as Minecraft could be useful classroom tools for teaching disengaged students. The discovery was part of the three-year Australian Research Council “Serious Play” project, led by chief investigators from Deakin’s School ... Read More »

Video games’ benefits
Video games’ benefits (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research by Bond University and the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has shown video and computer games are no longer just about entertainment. Games are being used in a wide variety of fields including aged care, the workplace, ... Read More »

Cosmetic procedures promoted to girls in games
Cosmetic procedures promoted to girls in games (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New developments and marketing have made an increasing range of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures – including botox, dermal fillers, implants, and skin lightening, as well as newer techniques such as ‘fat freezing’ and ‘vampire’ treatments – big business and ... Read More »

Active video games could improve kids’ development
Active video games could improve kids’ development (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Video games might not be as bad for kids as we think, with new research showing interactive games like the Nintendo Wii can help non-typically developing children improve critical motor skills. The research paper, published in the Journal of Science ... Read More »

Strong Friendships May Mitigate Depression Associated With Excessive Video Gaming
Strong Friendships May Mitigate Depression Associated With Excessive Video Gaming (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teenagers who play video games for more than four hours a day suffer from symptoms of depression, but frequent use of social media and instant messaging may mitigate symptoms of game addiction in these teens, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School ... Read More »

Video games – a moral game changer?
Video games – a moral game changer? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

With 98% of Australian households with children having at least one form of video game, it not only seems logical but indeed ethical that we discuss the moral content of videogames. A recent paper by Macquarie University researchers challenges the ... Read More »

Online gaming can boost school scores
Online gaming can boost school scores (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Teenagers who regularly play online video games tend to improve their school results, according to new research from RMIT. But school students who visit Facebook or chat sites every day are more likely to fall behind in maths, reading and ... Read More »

One-third of students report elevated psychological distress
One-third of students report elevated psychological distress (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More than one in three, an estimated 328,000, Ontario students in grades seven to 12 report moderate-to-serious psychological distress, according to new survey results from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Girls are twice as likely as boys ... Read More »

Do you ever grow out of digital parenting?
Do you ever grow out of digital parenting? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In this article Professor Lelia Green takes a closer look at how parents’ attitudes to children’s digital media use change as they move towards adulthood. Lelia Green is a Professor of Communications in ECU’s School of Arts and Humanities. Her current research ... Read More »

New goal-setting app promotes help-seeking from teen perspective
New goal-setting app promotes help-seeking from teen perspective (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Innovative new research, in collaboration with young people and Western Sydney University, has taken ‘Truth or Dare’ to a whole new level for 2016. Goalzie is a mobile game application designed to challenge young people to make positive changes in ... Read More »

 
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