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Are Game Play and Screen Time Bad for You?

July 29th, 2015

Episode 44 of 158 episodes

Young people love their computer games, mobile phones and social media. But is spending hours playing and socialising at their screens bad for their brains, behaviour and health? Claudia Hammond consults researchers who have explored these questions. Some of the findings may surprise you.

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