The popularity of interactive video games has triggered concern for parents, educators, and policymakers regarding the games affect teens and children. Research about the effect of gaming on childhood has focused on effects and debatable gaming such as depression, stress, and aggression. A new study conducted in Norway looked at how playing with video games affects the social abilities of 6- to 12-year-olds. It discovered that playing with the games changed youth by age and gender, but that generally speaking, gaming wasn’t correlated with improvement. However, the authors did find that girls who played with games had competence than girls that played frequently than 12-year-olds.