Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Autistic Kids May Be Prone to Compulsive Video Gaming | Psych Central News

Researchers discover children and teens with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are more likely to develop problematic video game habits.
A University of Missouri researcher found kids with ASD use screen-based media, such as television and video games, more often than their typically developing peers.
“Many parents and clinicians have noticed that children with ASD are fascinated with technology, and the results of our recent studies certainly support this idea,” said Micah Mazurek, an assistant professor of health psychology and a clinical child psychologist.


Autistic Kids May Be Prone to Compulsive Video Gaming | Psych Central News

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