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By On October 23rd, 2006

Throw Me A Ball

Could video games and movies cause aggressive behavior and provoke a child to kill? A growing number of youth are addicted to video games and the computer but although I could do without some violent scenes in movies and blood drenched video games I don’t believe the effects could go so far as to make someone commit a crime.

What happened to seeing kids out on a bicycle or at the local swimming hole? A new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that giving kids more free, old-fashioned playtime boosts a healthy development. It can also help children become more creative and develop problem-solving skills which in return helps them relate to others and adjust to school settings.

“Perhaps above all, play is a simple joy that is a cherished part of childhood,” says the report

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