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How does gaming affect a teens social development?
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
In brief: Badly
There is more than enough evidence that gaming, especially violent games, desensitizes people to emotions.
It messes with your neurotransmitters, makes you irritable, harder to get along with, and promotes isolation. People, no just teens, need social interaction..Need to be with people, talking, learning how to resolve conflict, developing relationship skills. Media time= 2 hours a day.

In brief: Badly
There is more than enough evidence that gaming, especially violent games, desensitizes people to emotions.
It messes with your neurotransmitters, makes you irritable, harder to get along with, and promotes isolation. People, no just teens, need social interaction..Need to be with people, talking, learning how to resolve conflict, developing relationship skills. Media time= 2 hours a day.
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