A meta-analysis finds no clear link between video game violence and aggression in children.
The effects of playing video games on well-being seem to depend largely on why and how an individual chooses to partake.
Differing conclusions on the link between video games and aggression may come down to how research teams interpret and report their statistical analyses, rather than the underlying data.
A large data analysis shows only minimal impact of violent video games on aggressive behavior, but scientists say they need better measures to confirm those findings.
Some of the most popular video games feature violence of some kind -- psychological scientists are investigating whether violent in-game behavior actually impacts real-world behavior.
Many people speculate that individuals with autism spectrum disorder may be more susceptible to emotionally arousing content found in violent video games, but research suggests the opposite.
Research reveals unequivocal evidence that exposure to media violence increases the likelihood of aggressive and violent behavior in both immediate and long-term contexts.
Media and video games that portray cooperation and caring have a positive influence on behavior, a cross-cultural study shows.
Organizations and associations have issued statements about the effects of media exposure, but many such statements do not accurately reflect the available scientific evidence, researchers find.
Denying people the opportunity to engage in stealing, cheating, and other taboo behaviors may lead them to seek out violent video games as a way of managing their frustration.
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