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Two Column Notes

Affected :

Affected “About 8.5 percent of youths affected, according to researcher.”

Affected :

Affected Working definition: Influenced or touched by an external factor

Affected :

Affected

Skimping :

Skimping “A new study concludes that children can become addicted to playing video games, with some youths skimping on homework…”

Skimping :

Skimping Working definition: Expend or use less time, money, or material on something than is necessary

Representative :

Representative “In what is described as the first nationally representative study in the U.S. on the subject..”

Representative :

Representative Working definition: Typical of a class, group, or body of opinion

Representative :

Representative

Behavioral :

Behavioral “…Iowa State University found that 8.5 percent of American youths ages 8 to 18 who play video games show multiple signs of behavioral addiction

Behavioral :

Behavioral Working definition: manner of acting or controlling yourself

Multiple :

Multiple “…Iowa State University found that 8.5 percent of American youths ages 8 to 18 who play video games show multiple signs of behavioral addiction

Multiple :

Multiple Working definition: more than one

Multiple :

Multiple

Adapted :

Adapted “To get at gaming addiction, he adapted diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling into a series of questions about video game use.”

Adapted :

Adapted Working definition: Make something suitable for a new use or purpose.

Adapted :

Adapted

Diagnostic :

Diagnostic “To get at gaming addiction, he adapted diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling into a series of questions about video game use.”

Diagnostic :

Diagnostic Working definition: A distinctive symptom or characteristic

Criteria :

Criteria “To get at gaming addiction, he adapted diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling into a series of questions about video game use.”

Criteria :

Criteria Working definition: A standard by which something may be judged or decided

Criteria :

Criteria

Pathological :

Pathological “To get at gaming addiction, he adapted diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling into a series of questions about video game use.”

Pathological :

Pathological Working definition: obsessive

Pathological :

Pathological

Poll :

Poll “The questions became part of a 2007 Harris Poll survey of 1,178 children and teens.”

Poll :

Poll Working definition: Record an opinion or vote.

Poll :

Poll

Symptoms :

Symptoms “ Symptoms include spending increasing amounts of time and money on video games to feel the same level of excitement..”

Symptoms :

Symptoms Working definition: A sign of the existence of something

Symptoms :

Symptoms

Irritability :

Irritability “Symptoms include spending increasing amounts of time and money on video games to feel the same level of excitement; irritability or restlessness when play is scaled back.

Irritability :

Irritability Working definition: cranky: easily irritated or annoyed

Irritability :

Irritability

Histrionics :

Histrionics “I thought this was parental histrionics – that kids are playing a lot and parents don’t understand the motivation, so they label it an addiction.”

Histrionics :

Histrionics Working definition: Exaggerated dramatic behavior designed to attract attention.

Histrionics :

Histrionics

Magnitude :

Magnitude “With 45 million children of that age n the country, the study would suggest that more than 3 million are addicted “or at least have problems of the magnitude ” that call for help, Gentile said.

Magnitude :

Magnitude Working definition: The great size or extent of something

Magnitude :

Magnitude

Unresolved:

Unresolved “Gentiles research findings leave many questions unresolved ;”

Unresolved :

Unresolved Working definition: unanswered

Mastery:

Mastery “Children who have trouble at school seek to play games to experience feelings of mastery .”

Mastery :

Mastery Working definition: being an expert on a certain topic.

Mastery :

Mastery

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