The Importance of Digital Games for Children and Young People

@inproceedings{Blades2013TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Digital Games for Children and Young People},
  author={Mark Blades and Fran C. Blumberg and Caroline Oates},
  year={2013}
}
Children and young people live in a world full of media. In the past, these used to be mainly print media and television, more recently the weight has shifted toward digital media such as the Internet. Surveys of young people in many countries (see the review by Blumberg, Blades, & Oates, 2013) have shown that children spend a large proportion of their time with media. This is often for entertainment (e.g., watching television, playing computer games, social networking), but may also be used in… CONTINUE READING

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