Posts tagged with “violence

Five Misconceptions About the Effects of Violent Video Game Play

1/4/2016 • ☕️ 3 minute read

When tragedies such as mass shootings occur, blame is often placed (at least partially) on video games (see here and here). As interactive spaces, video games – and violent video games in particular – are often at the centre of the debate, as…

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Violent Video Games and Violent Behavior

6/22/2015 • ☕️ 3 minute read

Moral panics relating to video games have been spiralling out of control for some time now. Grand Theft Auto causes school shootings, Leisure Suit Larry leads to a decline in societies morals, Bully teaches kids to be bullies by rewarding deviant…

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Trans-Atlantic Game Talk 4

3/24/2013 • ☕️ 1 minute read

The theme of this third session was “Violent Crime and Media Effects: Evidence and Speculation”. As we continue to look for answers for tragic mass crimes, discussion among researchers and the public about the potential role of violent media in…

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