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Gaming addiction

Gaming Addiction

Gaming addiction is psychological, not physical, and formed as a result of the brain rewiring its reward pathways. Addicts will associate gaming with the pleasure that comes from dopamine. In turn the association the brain makes with this and gaming will result in the addict...

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Most Addicting Games

Most Addicting Games

The most addicting games are those that keep you hooked. Video game creators no longer design games that you can easily walk away from; they tailor their games for specific population groups so that you become addicted and spend as much money as possible. ...

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Game Transfer Phenomena

Game Transfer Phenomena

Game Transfer Phenomena (GTP), also commonly referred to as the “Tetris Effect,” is a perception that occurs after extended video game play that causes distortions in the gamer’s reality, including auditory delusions, intentional thoughts that are focused on gaming, and unintentional disillusions and behaviors. ...

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Depression and Anxiety

Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are serious mental health illnesses that can have lingering effects on your life, behavior and thoughts. Experiencing sadness or feeling down or blue is normal, but excessive intrusive thoughts, panic attacks, or feelings of hopelessness or anxiousness could indicate that your normal...

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Video Game Addiction

Video Game Addiction

Casually playing video games does not mean you child is addicted to gaming. However, video gaming can quickly escalate to a lifestyle and turn into an addiction. As a parent of a child who may have a gaming addiction, there are a few things to...

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