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[Independent.ie] , Byrne, Luke and Hymas, Charles Fears addictive games as damaging for kids' brains as drugs and alcohol. (Jun 2018)

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Games such as ‘Fortnite’, which is now hugely popular with Irish children as young as six, evoke the same “reward” system in the brain as with addictions. This has been shown in MRI scans undertaken during a series of studies by California State University.....


Item Type:News
Source:Independent.ie
Date:June 2018
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Subjects:F Concepts in psychology > Non chemical addiction
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)

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