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Current Event October 21, 2014

How Video Games Become Addictive


If you have ever had trouble putting down an addictive video game, you are not alone. Video games are actually designed using behavioral science to ensure that you will want to keep playing. This story gives you a behind the scenes look at how game designers plan to get you hooked.

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Story Length: 4:16

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AIR DATE: 10/09/2014