True gaming addiction is rare and extreme.
When life itself becomes a brief and boring interlude between gaming sessions, it’s time for mum and dad to take action. But how? Experts say teaching kids how technology really works may be the most powerful intervention of all.
It’s understandable that we put the blame on ourselves - or on our kids. But the truth is, it’s not us.
Online gaming can definitely cause stress and anxiety. But the science shows it can also relieve stress and anxiety. So how does that work?
In today’s uncertain world, many young men are gravitating to an online world offering the illusion of ultimate control.
We may dangle time on devices as a reward - or limit access as a punishment. But does it work as a long-term strategy?
It’s the eternal question of digital family life: How much screen-time is too much? The answer, say experts, lies in your child's behaviour.
Forget the sugar plums. For today’s digital kids, it's visions of a shiny-new XBox, PlayStation or Nintendo Switch that dance 'round their heads.
Everybody knows how addictive our screens can be. But understanding why can help us break the spell and start using technology more mindfully.