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This review summarizes studies on the neurobiological correlates of internet gaming disorder (IGD), presently the most direct approach to analyzing the impact of digital technology and the internet on brain mechanisms. Brain imaging studies have shown that IGD shares, to a large extent, neurobiological alterations that are typical for other addictions, such as: (i) activation in brain regions associated with reward, as evident from cue exposure and craving studies and neurotransmitter systemsdoi:10.31887/dcns.2020.22.2/aweinstein pmid:32699511 pmcid:PMC7366941 fatcat:vec4ehn5zvfsjdnx7qutg5klma