Computer games

Extra screen time associated with poorer grades

Each extra hour per day spent watching TV, using the internet or playing computer games during Year 10 is associated with poorer grades at secondary education examination at age 16.

Sep 04, 2015, 14:50 PM IST
Girls better than boys at making computer games: Study

Girls better than boys at making computer games: Study

Girls are more adept at making story-based computer games than their male counterparts, a new study has found.

Nov 30, 2014, 14:58 PM IST

New method allows computers to teach each other

Researchers have developed a new method to allow a computer to give advice and teach skills to another computer in a way that mimics how a real teacher and student might interact.

Apr 02, 2014, 12:22 PM IST

Chimps outsmart kids at computer games

A new study has revealed that chimpanzees are better at computer games than children.

Mar 13, 2014, 21:14 PM IST

Too much time indoors may damage kids` eyes

It`s not watching too much television or playing computer games but spending too much time indoors that will ruin your child`s eyes, according to a new study.

May 21, 2013, 17:09 PM IST

Paresh Rawal can`t get enough of computer games

Paresh Rawal`s addiction to computer games disturbed the shooting of his film ‘Table No. 21’ in Fiji so much that director Aditya Dutt had to put it away to meet the deadline.

Dec 09, 2012, 09:17 AM IST

Violent video games make teens more aggressive towards people

Girls who play violent computer games during their school years were found to be affected just as much as boys.

Oct 08, 2012, 14:07 PM IST

Teaming up on violent video games negates aggressiveness

The new research shows playing a violent game with a team-mate changes how people react to the violence, said David Ewoldsen, study co-author and professor of communication at Ohio State University.

Sep 05, 2012, 18:41 PM IST

Computer games `may dramatically improve kids` exam results`

Playing computer games can dramatically boost children`s exam results in basic subjects, a new study has claimed.

Jun 09, 2012, 15:26 PM IST

Computer games, Facebook can trigger ‘dementia’ in kids

A leading neuroscientist has cautioned that overuse of technology, like computer games and Facebook, is extremely dangerous for kids and may lead to temporary ‘dementia’.

Oct 14, 2011, 13:51 PM IST

Computer games can help kids fight obesity

Scientists in New Zealand have found computer games are actually beneficial for children.

May 31, 2011, 19:15 PM IST

Computer games can help kids fight obesity

Scientists in New Zealand have found computer games are actually beneficial for children.

May 31, 2011, 17:46 PM IST

Computer games can help your children fight obesity

While parents usually worry over the negative influences of computer games on their children, scientists have found such games are beneficial for kids.

May 31, 2011, 16:19 PM IST

Computer games can help kids fight obesity

Scientists in New Zealand have found computer games are actually beneficial for children.

May 31, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Computer games may be turning your child obese

Scientists claim computer games are actually making the young ones hungry and prone to obesity.

May 22, 2011, 09:55 AM IST

Too much TV or computer games can make kids mentally ill

Watching TV or playing computer games for more than two hours a day is related to greater psychological difficulties in children, regardless of how physically active they are, according to a new study.

Oct 11, 2010, 13:08 PM IST

Too much TV or computer games can make kids mentally ill

Watching TV or playing computer games for more than two hours a day is related to greater psychological difficulties in children, regardless of how physically active they are, according to a new study.

Oct 11, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Use of computer games, mobiles, TV not linked to headaches

Use of computer games, mobile phones or television is not linked to the occurrence of headaches or migraines, at least not in adolescents, says a new study.

Feb 09, 2010, 20:39 PM IST

Use of computer games, mobiles, TV not linked to headaches

Use of computer games, mobile phones or television is not linked to the occurrence of headaches or migraines, at least not in adolescents, says a new study.

Feb 09, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Soon, adaptive games to suit individual`s playing style

No computer game can now make you feel bored, for researchers have developed a new breed of game that aims to suit everyone by adapting to an individual`s playing style.

Oct 12, 2009, 13:12 PM IST