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| Published: December 08, 2021

Relationship Between Cognitive Functions and Online Game Addiction

Nikita Yadav

Research scholar, Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.112.20210904

DOI: 10.25215/0904.112

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The present study was aimed to examine the cognitive functions among adolescents with online game addiction behaviour. For the present study 60 adolescents who play online games were been studied living in Delhi-Ncr region following cross-sectional research design. The instruments used encompassed of a demographic data sheet, Game addiction scale, Stroop color word test, Trail making test, Eysenck’s series of digit span test and n-beck test. The obtained data was been analysed by using SPSS to see the relationship between cognitive functions and game addiction with Pearson-r, frequency distribution and correlation. The findings indicated that gamers who remained preoccupied with playing had difficulty in color naming and indicates withdrawal feature that interfere in their retrieval. And also indicates that online gamers who experienced conflict due to online gaming had significantly deficit in attention and concentration.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.112.20210904

10.25215/0904.112

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021