Well it doesn’t have to be one OR the other. Books are fantastic but let’s face it some video games are amazing!
Nonetheless it was interesting to read the comments from Douglas Gentile, a researcher into gaming addiction in children around the world. Although he found that 90% of kids have no serious problems that leaves 10% who are what he terms ‘pathological players’ – that’s a lot of kids so it is worth monitoring!
On the other hand he made the comment , “One thing we know is that there is no such thing as too much reading”. Now isn’t that a nice thing to read.