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Computer games affect maths and reading skills

The Irish Examiner – Niall Murray

“A study of 8,000 Irish primary pupils also found those who spend more time with their friends performed poorest on the national assessments of reading in 2014. The findings have led researchers to suggest parents limit time their children spend on all these activities. Students who had TVs in their bedrooms and those with mobiles, scored significantly lower than others. However, test results for pupils with firm rules on behaviour at home and who completed their homework show they did significantly better than other children.”(more)

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