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Video Games, TV Negatively Affect Child, Teen Academic Performance

Watching television and playing video games negatively affects academic performance in children and adolescents but overall screen time does not, according to research results published in JAMA Pediatrics. Television and video games both affected composite scores, while television negatively impacted language and mathematics skills. In a systematic review and meta-analysis, investigators aimed to determine whether…

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