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Video games can affect children in harmful or productive ways. Find tips to help you evaluate games; consider short- and long-term effects that games can cause and skills they teach.
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Greder, Kimberly A., "Science of Parenting: Video Games and Other Media: Pros and Cons" (2010). Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications. 97.