Although there’s proof that violent video games can cause behavior problems in kids, researchers admit that the right games can actually be positive tools for developing critical thought, teaching about taking calculated risks and even improving visual acuity.

12% of children admit they play video games their parents don’t approve of.
17% say their parents check their games’ ratings.
21% say their parents tell them what titles they can play.

Here are some tips to make sure your children benefit from gaming.