(Society for Research in Child Development) A new longitudinal study conducted in Norway looked at how playing video games affects the social skills of 6- to 12-year-olds. It found that playing the games affected youth differently by age and gender, but that generally speaking, gaming was not associated with social development.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/sfri-spv041619.php