8 doctors weighed in:
Why are computer games so addictive?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Because they are fun
No one ever got addicted to something they hated.
Make your life and your relationships your priority. Play your games when you have time after those things are attended to. On your deathbed you will remember your friends and family; not the hours you spent on world of warcraft. Make some good memories everyday you may need those in your old age to get you by.

In brief: Because they are fun
No one ever got addicted to something they hated.
Make your life and your relationships your priority. Play your games when you have time after those things are attended to. On your deathbed you will remember your friends and family; not the hours you spent on world of warcraft. Make some good memories everyday you may need those in your old age to get you by.
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Brain chemistry.
Modern games are sophisticated, appealing to the psychological needs and wants of gamers.
The combination audiovisual stimulation, intermittent rewards (levels, experience, collectables, power-ups, and achievements), with solitary and social gameplay experiences makes videogame addiction as powerful as other addictions in altering brain chemistry. Seek help if it interferes with your life.

In brief: Brain chemistry.
Modern games are sophisticated, appealing to the psychological needs and wants of gamers.
The combination audiovisual stimulation, intermittent rewards (levels, experience, collectables, power-ups, and achievements), with solitary and social gameplay experiences makes videogame addiction as powerful as other addictions in altering brain chemistry. Seek help if it interferes with your life.
Dr. Simon Kimm
Dr. Simon Kimm
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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine
In brief: Good advice
The other answers are very good.
Games are totally immersive now and engage almost all of our senses. Children with add seem to be vulnerable to repetitive games in some newer studies. Wait till games involve all of our senses and some people will never unplug. Get off the computer and live real life is good advice to us all.

In brief: Good advice
The other answers are very good.
Games are totally immersive now and engage almost all of our senses. Children with add seem to be vulnerable to repetitive games in some newer studies. Wait till games involve all of our senses and some people will never unplug. Get off the computer and live real life is good advice to us all.
Dr. Vance Harris
Dr. Vance Harris
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Fun
Computer games are lot of fun makes them addictive.

In brief: Fun
Computer games are lot of fun makes them addictive.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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