Study: Too many video games may sap attention span

Parents who believe that playing video games is less harmful to their kids' attention spans than watching TV may want to reconsider -- and unplug the Xbox. Video games can sap a child's attention just as much as the tube, a new study suggests.

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Quagmire3964d ago

"For his part, Green says that how much time kids spend playing video games should be a matter of common sense and parental judgment."

FFS! Isnt that what all Gamers have been trying to say for the past decade?! Dont blame the games, blame the Parents.

Its parents who buy's junk food for kids, parents who buy R18 videogames for kids, its Parents who buy TV's and ipods and justin bieber cd's & twi-fag merchandise for kids.

Parents are the life support for children's behaviour, not the necessity's needed for entertainment and popularity. The sooner retarded undeserving parents realise that, then the sooner we can focus on more important things, such as who's gonna win the World Cup, or what game to purchase next.

The Iron Sheik3964d ago

I couldn't disagree more. I play video games daily and there is nothing wrong with my attention... Hey look a squirrel!


You guys are so sensitive about this aren't ya? video games are there to play when you get bored.

Just ask kids