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2010-06-10 06:05:00

Violent video games may increase aggression and hostility in some players, but scientists say that players can also benefit from visual/spatial skills and social-networking abilities that the games provide. Researchers, who published a review in a special issue of the journal Review of General Psychology, said that the games may also help to control diabetes and pain and also work as a tool to complement psychotherapy. Christopher J. Ferguson, of Texas A&M International University, told...

2010-06-07 20:07:10

Bad effects depend on certain personality traits; games can offer learning opportunities for others Playing violent video games can make some adolescents more hostile, particularly those who are less agreeable, less conscientious and easily angered. But for others, it may offer opportunities to learn new skills and improve social networking. In a special issue of the journal Review of General Psychology, published in June by the American Psychological Association, researchers looked at...


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Christopher Ferguson
2012-09-17 09:35:02

Chris Ferguson is a retired United States Navy Captain and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Christopher J. Ferguson on September 1, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, He attended Archbishop Ryan High School and then went on to Drexel University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1984. Two years later he earned his Naval Aviator wings in NAS Kingsville, Texas after being commissioned from the Navy ROTC program at the University of Pennsylvania....

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.