Gaming

Excessive Video Gaming to be Named Mental Disorder by WHO

March 2, 2018

THE WORLD HEALTH Organization is adding an unexpected disorder to its list of mental health conditions in 2018. Next year, people who play an excessive amount of video games could find themselves diagnosed with “gaming disorder.” WHO’s beta draft of its upcoming 11th update of International Classification of Diseasescharacterizes gaming disorder as “a pattern of persistent or […]

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Science Says Playing Video Games Can Make You Smarter

January 2, 2018

Take a second and list all of the stereotypes you can think of relating to video games. You probably came up with some like gamers are lazy and anti-social or gamers are bad at school. We’ve all heard the negative stigma associated with digital game play — true or untrue — but what about the positives? How can […]

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