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Sunday, November 20, 2005

Are gamers potheads?

According to this Newscientist.com article, gaming freaks share similarities with drug addicts.

"excessive computer game players showed classic signs of craving when they were presented with freeze-frames from some of their favourite games – they desperately wanted to play, expected to feel better once they did, and fully intended to indulge again as soon as possible."

I'm not that kind of guy, but I have some friends who are. You should see them after a 20 hours session of WOW (world of warcraft) on their weekend. A guy on crack would probably looks very healthy and sane compared to them.

Read more on Newscientist.com
http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn8327 (right click, open in new window


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