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Playing video games can be good for your mental health, study finds

Playing video games can be good for your mental health, study finds

Using data from EA and Nintendo, researchers at Oxford University have discovered that video games can have a positive effect on emotional well-being. The study showed that players who played socially engaging games for pure enjoyment reported to be happier overall. The study showed that the longer the players gamed, the happier they felt.

Rational ific
Rational ific 2 months

I don't doubt it, but I also don't care about studies on it. They will find whatever they want to find. Just let people enjoy their entertainment.

Stefnir 2 months

People get happy by engaging in their hobbies? You don't say?

eddy yetty
eddy yetty 2 months

In the same way movies or books could be good for people. Many games require mostly reading and some times the reading level is high school to university level interms of interpretation and vocabulary.

Hey 2 months

I'm sad that it took this long for people to figure out enjoying your hobbies is good for your mental health.

Seekster 2 months

Gamers have known that video games provide a form of stress relief for years.

ToddBundy 2 months

Too much of anything is a bad thing and making our youth addicted to technology and social media isn't gonna help their long term happiness. Kids who hame too much also have behavioral issues. Who cares that their happy when their tossing furniture at their parents for not buying them a new game? Kids arnt smart enough to know whats good n bad, most adults are. Trump is a perfect example

الأكبر فادي
الأكبر فادي 2 months

But but... video games cause violence!!!@!2>>2>$*1[ Look at Ze columbian maasssicare ^1>[÷& screechhhh gamers should be locked up in a psych ward ~liberal leftist

Wholly 2 months

Cyclic titles are cyclic. Paid for by the bicycle tire coalition.

John 2 months

I enjoy gaming because it’s not as loaded with social/political narratives & advertising as TV & streaming. Almost everything on those platforms has some kind of agenda they’re trying to shove down your throat.

Bryce 2 months

Wonder who paid for this, and how much. Probably could have saved tons of money by asking gamers

Andrew Johnston
Andrew Johnston 2 months

... "studies show" ... this is not "news".

G Abba
G Abba 2 months

In other news, water is still wet.

Matt 2 months

Next do a study on why water is good for us.

The Droneographer
The Droneographer 2 months

What a stupid heading to a story.

Brutus 2 months

What?! Video games don’t turn people into violent criminals and fornicating deviants? How dare anyone publish such blasphemy!

Indo 2 months

Playing games is pastime. Indulgently playing certain games lead to misdirections. Want your kid to end up that way so that your games make money for you ??

E n
E n 2 months

Fun makes people happy, what a shock.

Dr. Ötker
Dr. Ötker 2 months

Research showed smoking was good for people who smoked!

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