ERIC Number: EJ559925
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Children and Electronic Games in the United States.
Funk, Jeanne B.; Bermann, Julie N.; Buchman, Debra D.
Trends in Communication, n2 p111-26 1997
Reports video game playing demographics. Reviews the literature on video game health hazards and positive health applications; cutting-edge applications in education and controversies about learning; and effects on personality. Discusses laboratory and survey research on the effects of video games violence. Considers whether some children may be at high risk for negative effects from playing video games. (BC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Aggression, At Risk Persons, Child Health, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Activities, Laboratory Experiments, Literature Reviews, Personality, Secondary School Students, Seizures, Sex Differences, Spatial Ability, Student Behavior, Surveys, Video Games, Violence, Virtual Reality
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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