Education and Family

The Family Tight Rope: Finding Balance

Debbie Mann, LCSW and Rob Mann, LCSW

The Family Tight Rope: Finding Balance – Gaming: Pleasure or Poison

The world of gaming is upon us. Electronic interactions are part of almost all we do. So what’s with all the hype? The topic is controversial and leads to many disputes on the merrits and pitfalls of gaming. Today, Rob and Debbie will review current research and analyze the impact gaming has on children and adolescents. You will also learn some of the physiology of gaming and how dopamine changes effect behavior. Is gaming good . . .or bad . . .or both . . .Does it lead to greater learning or poor behavior?