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Videogaming Addiction: An Overview of the Research for Students in Counsellor Training

Video game addiction has been the subject of contentious debate, and many studies have examined its effects. Some are positive. In fact, gamers can experience an improvement in certain cognitive skills, like parallel processing and spatial reasoning (Greenfield, 1984). However, a small minority of...
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Why Laughter Is Excellent Medicine: A Look at Some of the Research for Students at Wellness College

Most people would agree that laughter makes us feel good, often serving to alleviate negative emotions in the moment, such as sadness or nervousness. In fact, that sensation of stress relief derives from internal chemical processes that occur during the body’s physiological response to humour...
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