APA affirms link between violent games and aggression

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APA affirms link between violent games and aggression

Post by Gutenberg » Mon Aug 17, 2015 1:53 pm

APA Review Confirms Link Between Playing Violent Video Games and Aggression

“The research demonstrates a consistent relation between violent video game use and increases in aggressive behavior, aggressive cognitions and aggressive affect, and decreases in prosocial behavior, empathy and sensitivity to aggression,” says the report of the APA Task Force on Violent Media. The task force’s review is the first in this field to examine the breadth of studies included and to undertake multiple approaches to reviewing the literature.
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