Northwest Now

Video Game and Internet Addiction

Season 2 Episode 213 | 29m 46s

Americans spent $25.3 billion on video games and online devices last year, despite being in an economic recession. Would we spend that amount of money if all that these devices offered was fun, or is it something more than that? Are video games and the internet addictive? And what are they costing us in terms of personal relationships, social skills, and unrealized potential?

Aired: 12/16/10

Rating: NR

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