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Kids have been naturally avoiding schoolwork or household chores way before video games came in the picture.
And moderate video game playing, less than three hours a day is not an addiction but can actually be beneficial for the cognitive and reflexive development of kids.
There are certain psychological needs that kids look for:
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Gaming conventions, online multiplayer sessions, and competitions all help players meet new people and make friends with a common interest.