The Dark Side of Video Games: Are you addicted?

Katherine Albrecht, Katina Michael, M. G. Michael

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What is it with us today? We are giving over control to the machine and losing touch with the physical world around us [1]. We are witnessing the decay of our meaningful relationships-sucked into electronic vectors of nothingness-right before our very eyes [2]. Sometimes we are at a loss to describe this phenomenon, reflecting on how members of our own family have been duped by the promise of a Second Life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages7
Specialist publicationIEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine
StatePublished - Jan 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Computers
  • Consumer electronics
  • Dynamic programming
  • Employment
  • Games
  • Internet
  • Programming

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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