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Example good practice TV
Do check out this example of good practice for a chidlren's TV show: Ella, Oscar and Hoo in our Top Tips section. Note the criteria concerning emotional and social development.
Parents' lived experiences
The study raises questions about the empowerment of parents/carers in their own digital skills as a way of transferring confidence to their children, in navigating their way through the educational and social affordances and online safety issues.
Virtually Real: A psychological perspecitve on Massively Multiplayer Online Games
Feelings vs Video Games
Real feelings for virtual people: emotional attachments and interpersonal attraction in video games
Anxiety and Games
Avoidance of the real anxiety about the unreal: attachment style and video-gaming
A meta-analysis of pathological gaming prevalence and comorbidity with mental health, academic and social problems
Games and Violence
The influence of digital games on aggression and violent crime
Alexa vs Children
How does alexa change the way children play at home?
Online environments: website design for children