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Badger Talk - Amery: "Video Game Addiction: Facts, Fiction, and What Parents Need to Know"

Speaker: C. Shawn Green

Event Details

Saturday, October 19, 2019
10-11 a.m.
Amery Area Public Library- 225 Scholl Ct, Amery, WI 54001
National surveys indicate that over 95% of children today play video games of some type. Here I’ll cover one common concern that many parents have – that video game play can become “addictive.” In this I’ll discuss the definition and predictors of “Internet Gaming Disorder (the clinical term for video game addiction), as well as offer real-world advice for parents worried about their children’s video game play habits.