Should Children Play video games for more than a 3 Hours?
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As opposed to television, which is relatively mindless, playing a video games requires a child to be processing information and reacting in a timely fashion.
Some video games can actually be quite useful or helpful; an example being the Assassin's Creed games, which take place in historical locations and periods and have players interacting with famous figures.
It is true that many video games are violent, and those games should be limited to a mature audience, but parents know their kids best. It is, in the end, up to them.
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Playing video games for three hours a day is not all that unhealthy. What should be important is to make sure your child is having meaningful interactions with and within these games. For example, is he/she talking or interacting with other players? This is social interaction and important. In our tech-filled world, increasingly our time spent with friends is through a device of some sort.
Gunning down innocent people for three hours in GTA is not a meaningful interaction; racing through the streets with friends, is.
Some games foster teamwork as well; the Call of Duty Series' 'Zombies' game mode is nearly impossible without good cooperation.
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Vote Placed by kasmic 12 months ago
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