Impact of singular excessive computer game and television exposure on sleep patterns and memory performance of school-aged children.

@article{Dworak2007ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of singular excessive computer game and television exposure on sleep patterns and memory performance of school-aged children.},
  author={Markus Dworak and Thomas Schierl and Thomas Bruns and Heiko K. Str{\"u}der},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={120 5},
  pages={978-85}
}
OBJECTIVE Television and computer game consumption are a powerful influence in the lives of most children. Previous evidence has supported the notion that media exposure could impair a variety of behavioral characteristics. Excessive television viewing and computer game playing have been associated with many psychiatric symptoms, especially emotional and behavioral symptoms, somatic complaints, attention problems such as hyperactivity, and family interaction problems. Nevertheless, there is… CONTINUE READING

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