Video Game Addiction

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Video Game Addiction
Video Game Addiction

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The next level, The screen age


It was nearing midnight when she slipped out of bed, padded across the wood floors and peered into the room across the hall. Her 15-year-old son was still awake, like she knew he would be, sitting in his bed, staring at his laptop screen. This had long been his nightly ritual: After hours spent playing video games — riveted by a world of guns and gore, adrenaline pumping — he would unwind by watching videos of other gamers playing.

Turn it off, she said.

I need to finish, he said.

No, she said.

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 The next level, The screen age

Video games are more addictive than ever. This is what happens when kids can’t turn them off.


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