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Monday, February 05, 2007

Study: Playing Video Games Can Be Good for You

For once, someone actually did a study looking at the positive effects of playing video games instead of looking at the usual negative sides of the activity.

While the findings don't prove that "video games are always good for you," Rigby noted, they do help to provide a more balanced understanding of people's motivations for playing them. "We're trying to in some sense normalize how people look at video games, rather than seeing them as having some mystical power to addict."

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