Children who are gifted in math and science are more likely to play online games.
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Playing online games may boost teenagers' school results while spending time on social networks such as Facebook could do the opposite, according to an Australian study.The study said it was possible that children who were already gifted in math, science and reading were more likely to play online games.Students who used online social networks on a daily basis scored 20 points lower in math than a student who never used this type of social media, according to the study, which used the PISA ranking for 12,000 pupils from 2012 and controlled for other influences.Some 78 percent of the children in the sample used online social networks almost every day or daily.
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