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Poster ID #430
Although in the past, research on video games has focused on the negative aspects, our study examines the positive influence of video games if used in the right context. Though co-playing, spending time together, and aiming for a common goal, family connectedness and other good outcomes could be expected to increase (Aarsand, 2007). In sum, our study seeks to find any potential for the enhancement of family relationships through the use of video games.
The Annual Mary Lou Fulton Mentored Research Conference showcases some of the best student research from the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences. The mentored learning program encourages undergraduate students to participate in hands-on and practical research under the direction of a faculty member. Students create these posters as an aide in presenting the results of their research to the public, faculty, and their peers.
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Christiansen, Maren K.; Lewis, Sarah; Croskrey, Jesse; and Mehner, Meredith, "The Positive Effects of Video Gaming Within Families" (2010). FHSS Mentored Research Conference. 246.
Family, Home, and Social Sciences
© 2010, Maren Kathryn Christiansen, et al.;
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