• Scientist: Video Games Change Bodies, Rewire Brains

    by  • January 29, 2014 • Internet Safety, Studies • 0 Comments

    An expert on brain development warns of the hazards of video games — particularly in young children.pctimg167

    Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, is a physician and surgeon with a research background in neuroscience, learning, and brain development. He is the author of Hooked on Games: The Lure and Cost of Video Game and Internet Addiction, and shares his expertise to educate others on the dangers of video game addiction. Recently, Dr. Doan gave a talk on how video games and other technology affect children’s brain development.

    To see Dr. Doan’s presentation, click here.



    Christopher Gildemeister is the PTC’s Head of Research Operations. He began as an Entertainment Analyst at the PTC in 2005. From 2007-2016, he was Senior Writer/Editor, responsible for communicating the PTC’s message to the public through newsletters, columns, and the PTC Watchdog blog. Dr. Gildemeister holds a Ph.D. from The Catholic University of America.

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