Study: Children with autism more susceptible to video-game addiction

04/17/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

Children with autism spend 1.5 more hours watching television or playing video games than their typical siblings and are more prone to video-game addiction, according to a recent study. "Children with ASD may be attracted to video games because they can be rewarding, visually engaging and do not require face-to-face communication or social interaction," lead author and child psychologist Micah Mazurek said.

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