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Most of us don’t have the luxury of staying home and lounging, but a new study reveals more young men are now living with their parents and playing video games all day rather than going to work. Researchers from Princeton University, the University of Chicago and the University of Rochester found that 20 percent of men between the ages of 21 and 30 with an educational level lower than an undergraduate degree reported not working at all in 2014– more than double the 9.5 percent who reported not working in 2000. About 75 percent say the time they used to spend working has been replaced with time spent using technology, mostly playing video games. Researcher Erik Hurst says, “Happiness surveys actually indicate that they are quite content compared to their peers, making it hard to argue that some sort of constraint, like they are miserable because they can’t find a job, is causing them to play video games.” Researcher explain this behavior by noting that psychologically, playing video games can be more rewarding than standard work

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