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Submission + - Study Suggest Violent Video Games May Make Teens Less Violent

barlevg writes: A new paper is out in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence which shows no positive correlation between playing violent video games and acts of aggression. The study of 377 children with attention deficit and depressive symptoms in fact showed a slight negative correlation between video game-playing and aggressive behavior such as bullying, which the researchers posit is due to the games awarding some measure of catharsis. The full paper is available online (PDF).
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Study Suggest Violent Video Games May Make Teens Less Violent

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