Young children's video/computer game use: relations with school performance and behavior.

  title={Young children's video/computer game use: relations with school performance and behavior.},
  author={Erin C Hastings and Tamara L Karas and Adam Winsler and Erin Way and Amy Madigan and Shannon Tyler},
  journal={Issues in mental health nursing},
  volume={30 10},
This study examined the amount and content of children's video game playing in relation with behavioral and academic outcomes. Relationships among playing context, child gender, and parental monitoring were explored. Data were obtained through parent report of child's game play, behavior, and school performance. Results revealed that time spent playing games was related positively to aggression and negatively to school competence. Violent content was correlated positively and educational… CONTINUE READING
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