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Video games don’t compromise well-being after all, says Oxford study

Study monitored approximately 40,000 gamers over the age of 18 for six weeks. To gauge well-being, analysis weighted alineas such as happiness, sadness, anger or frustration

Scientists at Oxford University have concluded that time spent playing video games has no significant impact on gamers’ well-being, the main conclusion of a study published this Wednesday, July 27.

“We found little or no evidence of a causal link between video games and well-being,” reads the study, which monitored approximately 40,000 gamers over the age of 18 for six weeks.

“For better or worse, the average effects (of video games) on gamers’ well-being are likely to be very small, and more data are needed to determine potential risks,” argued the researchers, whose work was published in The Royal Society journal.

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