This would be a good article for students to read and collect evidence from in class.
Addiction to Games/Internet can shrink brain or work poorly
Ran on a test on adults that played 30 minutes a day
Positive Effects: (Strategy Games & Action Packed)
- Brain grow and develop
- Improve eyesight
- Improve focus
- Improve Memory
- 2010 Ages 8-18 spent 7.5 on screens everyday
- Develop Anxiety
- Develop Depression
- Trouble Sleeping
Electronic Screen Syndrome coined by Psychiatrist Victoria Dunckley
- Sensory Overload–overwhelmed by too much information or a hyper-arousal hyper-alert
So in conclusion that at a lower amount of time might help your brain to grow and develop–at 7.5 hours not so much????
Hulick, Kathryn. “Screen Time Rots Your Brain.” Odyssey. March 2015. Print.