THE BIG QUESTION ; Are Computer Games Good for Children?
A study in America has found that children learn important skills by playing computer games
VGAYNOR SBUTTONI Educational psychologist
It's not that they're not good - there are aspects that are very good, because children practise lots of things when they're playing games: motion, thinking quickly and so on. The problems occur when we forget the things that they're not doing when they're playing games - having social interaction, reading and practising body language.
VROBERT MOSS Father of two
On the plus side, they're a fun way to pass the time, but with all the hours I have spent playing games, I could probably have learnt a couple of …
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