Stimulus Addiction

Stimulus Addiction – describes the habit that is formed as kids seek out more violent games to hold their interest

All video games, including those that are nonviolent, can become addictive.  However, violent video games magnify these characteristics by requiring the part of the brain that reacts, rather than reasons, to focus on the constant need to destroy in order to stay in the game.

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