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Gaming addiction probably is not a real condition, study suggests – Science News – Buy Movies

October 27, 2017
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By Inga Vesper

There may be no such thing as internet gaming addiction. People play excessively not because they are hooked on gaming itself, but because they feel unhappy about other areas of their life, according to a study that followed thousands of online gamers over six months.

Internet gaming disorder is referenced in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders as a “condition of further study”, meaning the American Psychiatric Association thinks it warrants further research as a potential psychiatric condition.

The manual suggests that people suspected of suffering from gaming disorder must fulfil five or more criteria from a list of nine that include: lying about time spent gaming; jeopardising jobs, careers or education because of participation in gaming; and using gaming to relieve anxiety. They must also feel distress over their gaming habits for a – yet to be defined – period of time.

To investigate the potential prevalence of the disorder based on
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11 Fake Nickelodeon Products You Still Wish Were Real – #News #Nickelodeon

June 22, 2017
BobbyMcintyre


The Pear Company

The Pear Company was a parody of the Apple Company that sold PearPhones, PearBooks, PearPads, and, of course, iPears. The fake company even parodied itself, showing off a BananaBook on an episode of Sam & Cat.

GameSphere

Forget the GameCube. Josh’s grammy sent him the coveted GameSphere as a gift on Drake & Josh, and we’ve been wanting to play that bad boy since 2004. It’s spherical! SPHERICAL!

TekMate

These smartphones on Zoey 101 existed before iPhones and Androids. Back in 2006, when the TekMate was first “introduced,” it was a total ripoff of the T-Mobile Sidekick II.

Nifty Shades of Beige

While Gibby’s brother, Guppy, hung out at Funk E. Fester’s — a parody of Chuck E. Cheese’s — and waited for Spencer to quit goofing off on iCarly, he started reading Nifty Shades of Beige. We’re not his parents, but that Fifty Shades of Grey knockoff seems a tad inappropriate for a kid.

AAAA

When you have car trouble, you call AAA. But if you live …..
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