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video games

Technology
Is gaming addiction a medical disorder?
Published June 21, 2019
Hopkins alum says the recent designation of Gaming Disorder as a medical condition is a decision that lacks nuance and may overlook important social components of gaming
Technology
Social gaming
Published Summer 2017
Heavy video game play can be part of a healthy social life, research shows / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Mental health
Gamers get a boost from strong friendships
Published Jan 20, 2017
Study: In teens, strong friendships may mitigate depression associated with excessive gaming / The Bloomberg School of Public Health
Engineering
Pedal play
Published Winter 2016 Video
After losing his hands to meningitis, student Gyorgy Levay devises a way to play video games—with his feet / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Get up and go
Pandemic or prescription?
Published Aug 4, 2016
A public health perspective on the Pokémon Go gaming craze, which has tens of millions talking—and walking / Global Health NOW
Biomedical engineering
Back in the game
Published June 23, 2016 Video
Novel controller allows video gamers to compete with their feet
Geek life
Fantasy, fun, and games
Published April 10, 2015
Annual JohnCon event brings 48 consecutive hours of gaming, sci-fi, anime, and more to Homewood campus