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Playing video games may make you happier, study finds

Nov 16, 2020 - CNN

LONDON (CNN) -- Playing video games may improve your mental health and make you happier, according to a scientific study that used industry data from gaming companies to analyze players' wellbeing.

The research by the University of Oxford analyzed the effects of playing two popular video games: Nintendo's "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" and Electronic Arts' "Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville."

It found that time spent playing the games was associated with players reporting...