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Study: Kids' Gaming Is 'Strongly' Associated With ADHD

Concern from parents regarding their kids' gameplay habits is nothing new, but a new study published in the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics 'strongly' suggests that children who play a lot of video games might actually be doing quantifiable harm to their attention spans.

The survey [PDF], which followed 1,323 elementary school students for over a year, found that those who play games more than two hours a day are 67 percent more likely to have attention problems such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in home and in the classroom. It's a similar correlation as found in other studies surrounding television consumption, the results say.

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