Dating video game addict
As video games are still quite new, the research into their effects is still in its infancy.
For example, we are still working out what aspects of games affect which brain regions and how. "Video games can change your brain: Studies investigating how playing video games can affect the brain have shown that they can cause changes in many brain regions." Science Daily. Video games are a favorite activity of children, yet its affect on their health is often perceived to be negative.
Over the years, the media have made various sensationalist claims about video games and their effect on our health and happiness.
"Games have sometimes been praised or demonized, often without real data backing up those claims.
It just seems like when we're in bed, you're playing games on the i Phone a lot." I realized something.
For 37-year-old Jeramy Skidmore, of Seattle, Wash., video games aren't an issue in married and family life.
Jeramy is mostly a solitary gamer who plays with his two kids from time to time while he says his wife tolerates it.
"Before we were married, we never used to watch so much TV." We both agreed, talked some more and made a pact: Time to power off Time Warner Cable together.
Turns out video games weren't the problem, and television was.