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Video Games Play May Provide Learning, Health, Social Benefits, Review Finds

WASHINGTON — Playing video games, including violent shooter games, may boost children’s learning, health and social skills, according to a review of research on the positive effects of video game play to be published by the American Psychological Association.

The study comes out as debate continues among psychologists and other health professionals regarding the effects of violent media on youth. An APA task force is conducting a comprehensive review of research on violence in video games and interactive media and will release its findings in 2014.

via Video Games Play May Provide Learning, Health, Social Benefits, Review Finds.

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