Teens, Social Media & Technology
The rise of eSports: are addiction and corruption the price of its success?
What is eSports? A Beginner's Guide to Trends, Revenues, & Concerns
Competitive gaming (eSports) is a $1 billion dollar industry with millions of players competing for championships. Should we be concerned? Source: Game Quitters
Problem Gamers Speak Out
The US averages one Mass Shooting every 16 Days
Stop School Mass Shootings? Go after the video game and pharmaceutical industries. Includes the School Mass Shooter Risk Inventory! The recent rise in mass school shootings has resulted in a singular focus on the implement of destruction…guns. While gun control requires attention, as well as eventual legislation and regulation, gun…
What Is Gaming Disorder, and Should You Be Worried About It?
Gaming disorder is a condition recognized by the WHO in their International Classification of Disease. Learn about symptoms of video game addiction. Source: EverydayHealth.com
Logan Paul, and the toxic YouTube prank culture that created him, explained (via Vox)
Review into the non-educational use of mobile devices in NSW schools | Strategies and reports (via education.nsw.gov.au)
What Research Says About Video Games And Violence In Children (via NPR.org)
President Trump held a roundtable at the White House Thursday to discuss violent video games and how they relate to school shootings. NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks with Douglas Gentile, psychology professor at Iowa State University, about what research tells us about video games and violence in children. Source: NPR.org