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More Blaming Fingers Pointed at Video Games

By Richard Whitmire — March 19, 2010 1 min read

Valerie Strauss writes about a Playstation II study comparing boys who did, and didn’t, receive the game. Guess which group fared better in school?

I know, I know ... the games aren’t good for anyone, and far more boys than girls get hooked on them. Still, I keep running across this: Which came first, the disaffection from school or the affection for video games?

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