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South Korea's Game Addiction Law could treat games like drugs and alcohol

The debate surrounding video games has escalated due to the South Korean government's impending Game Addiction Law, which would see games regulated like drugs or alcohol.

By June 23, 2014

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Scary or cool? Directors can track how that film makes you feel

Behind the scenes: What happens when you wear a biosensor to the movies? CNET's Stephen Shankland traveled to Cannes to find out.

By June 19, 2014

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Long-term study finds video games linked to aggressive behaviour in children

A three-year study has found that long-term participation in violent video games may increase violent thoughts and behaviour in children.

By March 24, 2014

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Radiation-free cancer scans may be on the horizon

It's been tested on only a handful of kids, but using MRI with a diagnostic dye to look for cancer may work just as well as using PET and CT scans.

By February 20, 2014

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Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By February 13, 2014

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Apple's tearjerker holiday ad: Self-absorbed teens care after all

A new ad launched just in time for the holiday season shows a family getting together and a teen seemingly absorbed by his iPhone 5S. Until...

By December 17, 2013

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Trip Hawkins' new game focuses on social emotional learning (podcast)

Trip Hawkins, the founder of Electronic Arts and EA Sports, is turning his attention to social emotional learning with a new game to help 6- to 12-year-olds develop social skills that can help prevent bullying and help build better relationships and decision making.

By December 15, 2013

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Pediatricians: Limit kids' media use to 2 hours a day

American Academy of Pediatrics also tells parents to discourage any screen time for children 2 and younger and keep Internet-connected devices out of kids' bedrooms.

By October 28, 2013

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Brain scans could one day help diagnose autism earlier

Researchers say MRI scans show very specific brain activity that could help diagnose autism and aid people in determining early treatment options.

By October 17, 2013

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After 13-year ban, China to allow game console sales

The country says its Ministry of Culture will need to approve each game console, but the devices would be made available across the country.

By September 27, 2013