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Mental Health Monday: Video Games

February 10, 2020
Video games - they're seemingly everywhere these days. Heck, you can't even get through a ride on public transportation without spotting someone playing "Candy Crush" on their phone. But are they harming our mental health? 

Listen in today while Kristina lays down the numerous benefits of modern video games and how game play (in moderation, of course) can actually improve one's mental health. We'll discuss many of the video games leading the pack when it comes to embracing the emotionally healing benefits of gaming. Oh, and while we're at it, we'll crush some common misconceptions that video games are harmful on the psyche of its players. Grab a controller and tune in - this is an episode that you won't want to miss! 

Intro Music: "Still Alive (Portal Theme)" from "Portal"
Transition Music: Theme from "Ms. Pac Man" and "Super Mario Bros"

Clips featured from CBS News, ABC News, CNN, TedxOldham, etc. 

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