Resources

Studies & Articles On Electronic Addiction

Nature Journal: Electronics and Neurotransmitters

Koepp, M. J., Gunn, R. N., Lawrence, A. D., Cunningham, V. J., Dagher, A., Jones, T., . . . Grasby, P. M. (1998). Evidence for striatal dopamine release during a video game. Nature, 393 (6682), 266-268. doi:10.1038/30498


Journal of the Assoc. for Consumer Research: Electronic "Brain Drain"

Ward, A. F., Duke, K., Gneezy, A., & Bos, M. W. (2017). Brain Drain: The Mere Presence of One’s Own Smartphone Reduces Available Cognitive Capacity. Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, 2(2), 140-154. doi:10.1086/691462


NYDailyNews: Kids addicted to video games may become violent say experts

Miller, T. (2013, March 25). Kids addicted to video games may become violent: experts. Retrieved February 1, 2018 


MyAddiction.com: Children with Autism more vulnerable to video game addiction

Tyler, M. (2013, May 21). Retrieved February 22, 2018 


GameSpot: World Health Organization says Gaming Disorder is an Actual Disorder

Makuch, E. (2018, January 02). "Gaming Disorder" Is An Actual Disease, World Health Organization Says. Retrieved March 1, 2018


Cellphone-Health.com: Cell Phone Use May Contribute to Memory Loss

Cell Phone Use May Contribute to Memory Loss. (2013, April 26). Retrieved March 18, 2018


Cleveland Jewish News: Treating childhood mental illness should start early

Treating childhood mental illness should start early. (2018, March 07). Retrieved March 20, 2018 


NYPost: Digital Heroin

It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies. (2016, August 27). Retrieved April 16, 2018


GameInformer: World Health Organization Officially Recognizes Gaming Addiction

World Health Organization Officially Recognizes Gaming Addiction. (2018, June 18). Retrieved June 21, 2018


Fox 8 Cleveland: Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem

Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem. (2018, June 18). Retrieved June 21, 2018


Downloads

The Center for Electronic and Video Gaming Addiction has created some free resources to help parents identify, prevent, and treat their child's electronic addiction.