Video Games Directory
If your child enjoys video games, there are some things you should know. Many video games help with skills like decision-making and others provide a workout opportunity. But if your child does nothing but play video games or plays violent games, there may be cause for concern. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how video games affect kids, pros and cons, how to pick healthy video games, and much more.
ADHD and Video Games: Is There a Link?
Kids with ADHD can have a hard time focusing on tasks -- unless they involve video games. But does playing games make ADHD symptoms worse?
Video Games for Seniors: Wii, Brain Age, Xbox, and More
From Wii Bowling to HALO, video games are entertaining seniors and keeping their brains active. Learn what games can benefit aging adults.
Can You Really Get Fit With Wii Exercise Games?
WebMD looks at the Wii and its use for exercise, workout routines, and general fitness. The Wii system's games, such as Wii Sports, Wii Play, and Wii Fit, all burn calories – but do they have a place as part of a healthy exercise routine?
Kids Playing: Slingshots vs. Video Games
Experts in child-raising discuss The Dangerous Book for Boys -- a how-to book about old-fashioned ways for kids to play.