Addiction

09.23.15
Dear Veronica: My video game addiction
09.23.15

Dear Veronica: My video game addiction

Boy... I asked about weird places you guys have overheard cellphone conversations, and you did not...

By V. Belmont,   09.23.15
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12.21.14
The Big Picture: Monitoring the brains of online game addicts
12.21.14

The Big Picture: Monitoring the brains of online game addicts

Online game addiction is a real problem, and some countries are willing to take drastic measures t...

By J. Fingas,   12.21.14
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10.15.14
Doctors report a case of Google Glass addiction
10.15.14

Doctors report a case of Google Glass addiction

You've probably heard of Google Glass owners who seemingly can't put the wearable down, but there'...

By J. Fingas,   10.15.14
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07.28.14
HBO documentary on gaming addiction, Love Child, airs tonight
07.28.14

HBO documentary on gaming addiction, Love Child, airs tonight

HBO takes a sobering look at the consequences of gaming addiction tonight with the premiere of Love...

By Danny Cowan,   07.28.14
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06.23.14
South Korea debates the wisdom of a video game addiction law
06.23.14

South Korea debates the wisdom of a video game addiction law

South Korea takes gaming more seriously than most other counties: eSports tournaments air on TV, g...

By J. Fingas,   06.23.14
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05.27.14
The US military wants brain implants to treat combat trauma
05.27.14

The US military wants brain implants to treat combat trauma

For soldiers coping with brain injuries and post-traumatic stress, coming home may be tougher than...

By J. Fingas,   05.27.14
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03.12.14
Flappy Bird may return with a warning, dev has three games in the works
03.12.14

Flappy Bird may return with a warning, dev has three games in the works

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen said he is considering bringing his hit mobile game back to the mar...

By M. Suszek,   03.12.14
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02.11.14
Flappy Bird creator says game had to go because it was too addictive
02.11.14

Flappy Bird creator says game had to go because it was too addictive

Calling a game "addictive" is typically thought of as a compliment. Not so for Dong Nguyen, creator...

By S. Prell,   02.11.14
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09.23.13
Research suggests MMOs may 'encourage pathological game use'
09.23.13

Research suggests MMOs may 'encourage pathological game use'

Researchers at the University of Missouri have authored a study suggesting that MMORPGs are "the mo...

By J. Reahard,   09.23.13
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