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Video games linked to poor relationships

January 23, 2009 2:01:00 PM PST
A new study shows the more young adults play video games, the poorer their relationships are with family and friends.The research was conducted by a Brigham Young University student and his faculty mentor.

They collected data from more than 800 college students around the country and found as the amount of time playing video games went up, the quality of relationships went down.

The research found young adults who play more video games tend to engage in riskier behavior including drinking and drug abuse.


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