AotD: Family-, Media-, and School-Related Risk Factors of Video Game Addiction

Article of the Day: Family-, Media-, and School-Related Risk Factors of Video Game Addiction: A 5-Year Longitudinal Study by Rehbein, F., & Baier, D. (2013) (Journal of Media Psychology, 25(3), 118-128.  DOI: 10.1027/1864-1105/a000093)   Background & Research The effects of video games on children and youngsters as well as full-on video game addiction are topics that receive a …

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AotD: Optimism Is Universal

Article of the Day: Optimism Is Universal: Exploring the Presence and Benefits of Optimism in a Representative Sample of the World by Gallagher, M. W., Lopez, S. J., & Pressman, S. D. (2013) (Journal of Personality, 81(5). 429-440.  DOI: 10.1111/jopy.12026)   Background & Research Recent theories of and studies on optimism tend to agree that  optimism is an …

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