Monday, May 16, 2016

Take A Fresh Look At Your Teen's Gaming Habit

Gaming Look

No instructions. Trial and error. Victory only after repeated failure. No trophies just for participating.

Sounds like a recipe for resilience or grit.

Something parents generally love to see.

But we’re talking about an activity parents often loathe: video games.

Maybe you need to take a closer look at the games your teens are playing online. Sit and observe a bit. Any surprises?

Your kid might just be building successful business skills. Check out the study mentioned in this Wall Street Journal article: Videogames So Tough They Teach You to Win in Real Life found.

Collaboration. Confidence. Concentration.

Beware that other C word though — compulsive.

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