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Speaking from personal experience, my father is a gamer and one of my oldest pictures was me as baby with a controller in hands :) Gaming had a positive effect on my life on educational and social development. Educationally speaking, English isn't my first language (not even my second) but thanks to gaming (which is mostly in English) i was able to speak/...


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This is one of those things where I think the experience is going to depend greatly on the child in question. I've seen kids where they become obsessed and never want to do or think about anything else. I've seen others who don't care a whole lot. Some have problems with any kind of long term goals and delayed gratification. Others actually get a lot ...


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Don't. This is counter-cultural advice, to be sure. I base it on what I've seen in my own children. Video games displace important things in a kid's life: They lose the ability to persist at a difficult task Most tasks in video games aren't that difficult. Even considering a game like Minecraft or Stardew Valley or Factorio where there's a lot of building ...


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The WHO guidelines for screen time spans only up to five years of age, but for the upper age bracket in those guidelines, it says that sedentary screen time should be no more than 1 hour; less is better. So while your son is slightly older than the scope of those guidelines, if the 2 hours you mention are per day, you may want to make sure that whatever ...


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