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Exceptional article on video game addiction

Posted in Blogging Games in education on 16 - April 2009 at 04:43 PM (13 years ago). 12 views.

This is the best article I have ever read about video game addiction. PERIOD. Fair, balanced, and even-keeled. I highly commend everyone to read this. 😊 I think, in time, scientists will connect that "dopamine-pattern-fun" thing that Raph Koster talks about with gamers. I think most people can enjoy games without any trouble, but I think the unique thing about computer games is how they "tickle" our brains. And I think, for a small percentage of people, that turns out to be problematic. Please click here for a pdf in case the link goes dead (as of this post, the page is being slashdotted).