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Poster for Halo 4.
Poster for Halo 4.

According to surveys, just about ALL American children play video games — from Fruit Ninja on their smart-phones to Halo-4 on the X-box. Video-gaming is a huge industry — projected to be worth a staggering $115 billion by 2015 — out-earning movies and television.

But are video games good for kids? WBUR's Carey Goldberg has been investigating the risks and rewards involved in Part Two of our Digital Lives series.


Carey Goldberg, co-host of WBUR's Commonhealth blog

Dr Gene Beresin, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for Mental Health and Media. He's also a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

This segment aired on January 24, 2013.

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