ITS3105 Asia Pacific University Addictive Software Questions Response

Addictive Software

Playing computer games has been shown to increase the level of dopamine in the human brain. High levels of this substance are associated with addiction to drugs. Suppose you work for a game manufacturer that decides to research how its games can produce more dopamine in the brains of players. Would you support the company’s decision?

By the due date assigned, respond to the discussion prompt using the lessons and vocabulary found in the reading. Support your answer with examples and research. Your responses should clarify your understanding of the topic. They should be your own, original and free from plagiarism. Follow APA guidelines for writing style, spelling and grammar, and citation of sources.

Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates per question. Participate in the discussion by analyzing each response for completeness and accuracy and by suggesting specific additions or clarifications for improving the discussion question response.

Part II

Use the following questions as guides to self-reflection during this week:

  • Briefly describe what programming you did this week.
  • Describe any problems you have had and how you solved your problems.
  • Describe any feedback you received in class and discuss how it was or was not helpful.
  • What skills and knowledge do you recognize that you are gaining, and how will these skills and knowledge be useful in school and as a professional after school?