Video games can improve mental health — let's stop seeing them as a guilty pleasure
An Oxford study showed playing them could be good for our wellbeing. Why is the media still incredulous? For the Video Games Editor of the Guardian, the study's results came as no surprise. What did astonish her, was the 'shocked' response to it of outlets such as MailOnline, Business Insider and the Times. Here, she reflects on why it is time for the stigma of the subject to change.
From The Guardian