When Gaming Goes Too Far: The Negative Implications of Problematic Gaming
As a part of the Social Issues Roundtable “The Neuroscience of Gaming,” Mark Griffiths, a professor at the College of Business Law & Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University and one of the world’s leading pioneers in the study of behavioral addiction, offers his insight into the ways the Internet has taken gaming addiction to new heights. Though he affirms that video games ultimately have more potential benefits than costs, he urges his audience to consider how an increased prevalence of video games in education and healthcare might impact the small minority of people predisposed to gaming addiction.
Access to the full article is available to SfN members.
Neuronline is a benefit of SfN membership. Renew your membership now to make sure you don’t lose access.