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Video games that pit players against human-looking characters may be more likely to provoke violent thoughts and words than games where monstrous creatures are the enemy, according to a new study by researchers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Teenagers who are highly exposed to violent video games—three or more hours per day—show blunted physical and psychological responses to playing a violent game, reports a study in the May issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Jo ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 03, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People are quick to point the finger or dismiss the effect of violent video games as a factor in criminal behavior. New evidence from Iowa State researchers demonstrates a link between ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | 1 / 5 (3) | 0
A new study suggests that people get frustrated when they are offered the opportunity to cheat or steal and that chance is then taken away from them.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 11, 2013 | 2.7 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Playing violent video games about terrorism strengthens negative stereotypes about Arabs, even when Arabs are not portrayed in the games.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The massacre of 26 people, mostly young children, at a US school has revived the perennial debate about the impact of violent videogames on the warped minds of gunmen behind such tragedies.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 10
(Medical Xpress)—A new study provides the first experimental evidence that the negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (5) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—Teenagers should steer clear of prolonged video gaming if they want a good night's sleep, new research from Flinders University shows.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Playing violent shooting video games can improve firing accuracy and influence players to aim for the head when using a real gun finds a new study in Communication Research.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 21, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
There is a long-lasting and at times intense debate about the possible link between violent computer games and aggressiveness. A group of researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are now questioning the entire ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Impulsive children with attention problems tend to play more video games, while kids in general who spend lots of time video gaming may also develop impulsivity and attention difficulties, according to new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, the positive effects of computer games on thoughts, emotions and behaviour will be the subject of closer scrutiny by social psychologists. A total of three studies will explore how, to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
A functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) analysis of long-term effects of violent video game play on the brain has found changes in brain regions associated with cognitive function and emotional control in young adult ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 30, 2011 | 2.1 / 5 (7) | 4
(Medical Xpress) -- New research by Dr. Brock Bastian from UQ's School of Psychology has found evidence that playing violent video games leads players to see themselves, and their opponents, as lacking in core human qualities ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
After excessively violent events, shoot 'em up games regularly come under scrutiny. In Norway, several first-person shooter games actually disappeared from the market for a while after the killings. Does intense fighting ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 8