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'Training simulation:' Mass killers often share obsession with violent video games

A decade after Evan Ramsey sneaked a 12-gauge shotgun into his Alaska high school, where he gunned down a fellow student and the principal and wounded two others, he described how playing video games had warped his sense of reality.<p>“I did not understand that if I…pull out a gun and shoot you, …

Revealed: Police believe Adam Lanza copied scene from violent video game to carry out Sandy Hook killing spree and how he 'bonded' with mother at gun range

• Adam Lanza killed 27 people on December 14, including 20 school children and his own mother<br>• Police probing whether he may have been a copying video …

Guns

Lanza's descent to madness and murder: Sandy Hook shooter notched up 83,000 online kills including 22,000 'head shots' using violent games to train himself for his massacre

• <b>A new book titled 'Newtown: An American Tragedy' reveals new details about Adam Lanza's life</b>• <b><br>The 20-year-old gunman also wore head-to-toe military</b> …

Guns

Do Violent Video Games Really Cause Aggression?

There is a link between violent video games and higher levels of aggression in players, according to a new report from a leading group of …

Are Electronics Bad For Our Kids?

<b>UPDATED August 1st, 2016</b><p>They’re flashy, they’re attention-grabbing, and they’ll even read to your children. They’re kid-friendly electronics, from …

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Society of Pediatrics state infants aged 0-2 years should not have any exposure to technology, 3-5 years be restricted to one hour per day, and 6-18 years restricted to 2 hours per day (AAP 2001/13, CPS 2010). Children and youth use 4-5 times the …

How Do Electronics Negatively Affect Children?

While there are many fine, educational websites and television programs, allowing a child too much time with electronics may cause problems in the …

New study says electronic media is bad for kids

While the study focused on children aged 2 to 6, Professor Tim Olds from the Division of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia said …

Research

8 Ways Screens Are Ruining Your Family's Life

For her new book, <i>The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age</i>, Catherine Steiner-Adair EdD -- a clinical instructor in the department of psychiatry at Harvard, a school consultant, and a therapist in private practice -- interviewed more than one thousand …