Published Dec 31, 2022

Siwen Feng  


Smart phones have permeated every part of people’s lives in the mobile internet era and are virtually taken for granted on a daily basis. Chinese primary school students are facing a serious problem with mobile gaming addiction as a result of their easy access to cell phones. The excessive usage of mobile games has negative impacts on children’s academic performance, physical health, and mental health, and may possibly have severe, irreversible implications. It is crucial for educators and the general public to address the issue of mobile game addiction in primary school students. This article examined the current state of mobile gaming among primary school students and the negative effects of mobile game addiction on schoolchildren, looked at the contributing factors from the perspectives of students, parents, schools, and society, and suggested some coping mechanisms.


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Mobile Game Addiction, Video Games, Smart Phone, Primary School Students

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How to Cite
Feng, S. (2022). The Detrimental Effects of Mobile Game Addiction on Chinese Primary School Students and Possible Interventions. Science Insights Education Frontiers, 13(2), 1911–1922. https://doi.org/10.15354/sief.22.re071