Sources

So many it warranted its own page

 

Griffiths, Mark. “Online Video Gaming: What Should Educational Psychologists Know?” Educational Psychology in Practice 26.1 (2010): 35-40. Web.

explains the effect of video games on children.

used off of wikipedia and sourced what wikipedia sourced. note: I did not actually read it.

 

“Video Game Addiction – How You Can Regain Control of Your Life.” Libertarian Prepper. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 June 2014. <http://www.libertarianprepper.com/video-game-addiction/&gt;.

explains how video game addiction develops and how to end your VGA.

very useful and most importantly explains how VGA can develop in anyone.

 

News, CBC. “Not Just a Video Game: The Obsessive World of Gaming and Its Young Stars.” CBCnews. CBC/Radio Canada, 06 Mar. 2009. Web. 05 June 2014. <http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/not-just-a-video-game-the-obsessive-world-of-gaming-and-its-young-stars-1.809580>.

summary of the story of Brandon Crisp.

It is horribly biased but provides some useful details surrounding crisps story.

 

“Daniel Petric.” Wikipedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 June 2014. <http://enwikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Petric_Shooting>.

summary of the story of Daniel Petric

wikipedia couldn’t find a particular article. just another story

 

Watchtel, Max. “Video Game Addiction a Real Problem for Many.” Video Game Addiction a Real Problem for Many. 9news, 1 May 2014. Web. 05 June 2014. <http://www.9news.com/story/tech/personal-tech/stories/2014/05/01/video-game-addiction/8556321/&gt;.

Symptoms of VGA and some tips on helping stop VGA

I only really used this for the aforementioned symptoms

 

Highland, Micheal. “As Real as Your Life.” As Real as Your Life. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 June 2014.

A documentary about a guy with VGA.

Really nice and captures what entrances us into video games and my first major documentary. I regret not being able to cover it in my blog

 

Zicherman, Gabe. “How Games Make Kids Smarter.” Gabe Zichermann:. TED, n.d. Web. 06 June 2014.

The Ted talk talking about the more beneficial effects of video games.

This is what made me realize that I was searching the wrong topic and it got me started on some proper searching.

 

Tilley, Steve. “‘Lazy, Cheap and Disappointingly One-sided'” Toronto Sun. Toronto Sun, n.d. Web. 05 June 2014.

A criticism of the CBC’s coverage on the story of Brandon Crisp.

A nice piece that I used for the blog to strengthen my argument in my analysis of Brandon’s story.

 

“When Does Fair Use Go Too Far?” Brandon Crisp. Game Politics.com, n.d. Web. 06 June 2014.

A collection of articles related to Brandon Crisp

My main hub and where I looked the most when it came to Crisp’s story.

 

“China Has Secret Military-style Camps for Internet Addicts.” New York Post. N.p., 21 Jan. 2014. Web. 06 June 2014.

China’s method of dealing with VGA.

My first outside US article told me that China has labeled VGA as an epidemic.

 

Zhang, Zoey. “Has China’s Online Gaming Addiction Become an Epidemic?” The Diplomat. The Diplomat, 4 Oct. 2013. Web. 06 June 2014.

Small inlook on the other end of the spectrum.

More VGA as an epidemic but a little look into esports.

 

“Cure Your Children’s Internet Addiction with Electric Shocks Aversion Therapy | ChinaHush.” ChinaHush RSS. N.p., 14 May 2009. Web. 06 June 2014.

A practice that was eventually banned a look into how china used to handle VGA.

Just goes to show that people in china aren’t the best when it comes to individual safety

 

Shapiro, Jordan. “Research Says Parents And Kids Should Play Video Games Together.” Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 04 Dec. 2013. Web. 06 June 2014.

An article about kids and parents and video games.

This is the article that made me realize that there may be another method to solving VGA.

 

Hille, Kathirn. “China Struggles to Treat Youth Net Addicts – FT.com.” Financial Times. N.p., 8 Dec. 2009. Web. 06 June 2014.

more inlook on how china reacted to VGA

Oh china if you weren’t so powerful you would be very easy to mock.

Shapiro, Jordan. “Why Playing Video Games Makes You a Better Dad.” Forbes. Forbes Magazine, 15 Nov. 2012. Web. 06 June 2014.

another article about kids and parents and video games.

This one was a little more heartwarming and the article the solidified the point that there is a way to safely solve VGA.

 

Hartney, Elizabeth, PhD. “Video Game Addiction 101: The Basics You Should Know.” About.com Addictions. N.p., 16 May 2014. Web. 04 June 2014.

symptoms and signs of VGA

I used this when trying to find comparisons between VGA and other mental disorders.

 

Hartney, Elizabeth, PhD. “Video Game Addiction 101: The Basics You Should Know.” About.com Addictions. N.p., 8 Jan. 2011. Web. 04 June 2014.

VGA compared to other addictions

I used this in order to find some form of similarities between VGA and other addictions only to have its info replaced with that written by Griffiths.

 

Bean, Sara. “Video Game Addiction? Learn How To Set Limits On Video Gaming.” Empowering Parents. Empoweringparents.com, n.d. Web. 04 June 2014.

Tells parents how to stop their kids from playing video games.

If Jordan’s articles didn’t hit the point in, than this article struck it through a wall. A lot of useful info that could be used VGA or not and once again there are safe solutions to VGA.

 

Samakow, Jessica. “Japan Internet ‘Fasting Camps’ Aim To Treat Screen-Addicted Kids.” The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 28 Aug. 2013. Web. 06 June 2014.

Japans solution to VGA

eerily similar to china’s solution and makes me glad that I got VGA in the States instead of Asia.

 

Jackson, Shirley, and Reg Sandland. The Lottery. Mankato, MN: Creative Education, 1983. Print.

A story of a village tradition based around a single black mark on paper.

A really good short story. I took an excerpt from to use on my blog for analysis.

 

Inscore, Catherine. “Hey Couch Potat’a Ditch the Video Games!”Poemhunter.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 June 2014.

a poem about a parents view on VGA

Not bad just that if you give this to a kid with VGA don’t expect a happy ending

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