How much stress does your job place on you? If you’re a firefighter, commercial pilot, corporate executive or taxi driver, you’re probably suffering from work-induced stress on a daily basis.
Certain careers cause a great deal of stress. And stress is far from a good thing for our bodies. According to some studies, two-thirds of U.S. residents say that stress has caused them health problems.
This isn’t surprising: Recent research suggests that many of the physical changes associated with stress may contribute to the leading causes of death in the United States, heart disease and cancer.
Otherwise, I guess you’d be working at the prestigious Online MBA and probably had come up with this nifty infographic about online gaming. There’s nothing terribly surprising about the numbers, although it is worth noting that PS3 gaming hours trail behind both Xbox 360 and PC at 5.8, 7.3, and 6.6 hours per week respectively.
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Job stress includes any harmful physical or emotional response occurring because of one’s job, including high blood pressure and insomnia, to name just two. Job stress should not be confused with job challenges. Many people enjoy their jobs, even though they are challenging, because when they meet the everyday challenges of their job the gain a feeling of satisfaction. It is when the challenges of a job come without the authority, tools and support needed to fulfill them, that job stress results. People who are stressed out at work may take their frustrations out on family and friends, may become exhausted, and may feel that they are a failure. If they are in a job that entails risk or high stakes, such as firefighting, law enforcement, or a high level corporate management role, their safety may be risked or their job performance may suffer.
In the history of consumer products the history of video games is a relatively short one. But it has had a significant impact on how people play games especially X generation and millennial children. Nowadays many people who are interested in video games aren’t children at all and the fastest growing segment has actually been adults. Let’s have a look at the brief history of landmark video games and video consoles to trace the roots of this large industry.
It all started with a German engineer named Ralph Baer. He created a console called “brown box” in 1967 that had a chasing game where you could chase each other’s dots on the screen. This was later turned into the first mass market console known as “The Oddyssy” which sold over 300,000 units including a light gun game. PONG actually came out later and was originally played in the arcade game format. The original first person shooter was called “Maze Wars” and came out in 1972.