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2011-04-21 11:47:26

How much scientific evidence is there for and against the assertion that exposure to video game violence can harm teens?

2011-04-04 11:19:00

BOSTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's exposure to violent video games over time can impact their ability to develop empathy and sympathy for others, according to a new study written by Simmons College Communications Professor Edward T. Vieira, Jr., Ph.D.

2011-03-25 00:00:30

An overwhelming number of kids from the age of 8 to 16—more than 90%, in fact—play video games in the United States.

2010-12-14 23:57:45

How depressed young people are strongly predicts how aggressive and violent they may be or may become.

2010-11-02 09:41:00

Weekend survey also finds majority say government should be able to ban sales, rentals to minors WASHINGTON, Nov.

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2010-11-03 06:10:00

The Supreme Court appeared divided on Tuesday over a California ban on the sale or rental of ultra-violent video games to minors.

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2010-09-20 09:35:00

Playing a violent video game can increase aggression, and when a player keeps thinking about the game, the potential for aggression can last for as long as 24 hours.

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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.

2010-06-07 20:07:10

Bad effects depend on certain personality traits; games can offer learning opportunities for others.

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2010-04-26 13:30:00

On Monday, the Supreme Court said it would determine whether a California law banning the sale and rental of violent video games to minors violated constitutional free-speech rights.


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