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Video Gaming Addiction Can Control Your Thoughts

Saturday 29 December 2012

‘A psychology researcher from Australia has collected some of the first scientific evidence that video gaming can be addictive in a way similar to gambling and alcohol.

“People who spend an excessive amount of time playing video games are powerless to stop themselves from thinking about gaming,” says Olivia Metcalf, who did the research for her PhD at the Australian National University in Canberra. “This is a pattern typical of addiction,” she says.’

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