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2010-03-01 14:35:00

A new study analyzing 130 research reports on more than 130,000 subjects worldwide proves conclusively that exposure to violent video games makes more aggressive, less caring kids -- regardless of their age, sex or culture.

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2009-06-18 07:40:00

Some video games can make children kinder and more likely to help — not hurt — other people.

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2009-02-21 07:35:00

Friday, a U.S. appeals court ruled that a California law restricting the sales and rental of violent video games to minors and imposing labeling requirements is too restrictive and violates free speech guarantees.

2009-02-20 16:50:21

Violent video games and movies can make people numb to the pain and suffering of others, U.S. researchers said.

2009-02-20 10:55:50

Violent video games and movies make people numb to the pain and suffering of others, according to a research report published in the March 2009 issue of Psychological Science.

2008-12-02 06:40:00

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2008-11-21 15:36:53

A U.S. study provides new evidence that violent media does indeed impact adolescent behavior, a researcher said.

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2008-11-03 16:30:00

A new study has found a link between simulated violence portrayed on video games and aggressive behavior of children.

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2008-08-04 16:13:21

A video game distributor in Thailand suspended sales of the controversial “Grand Theft Auto” Monday amid reports of an 18-year-old high school student who confessed to trying to replicate a scene from the game by robbing and murdering a 54-year-old taxi driver with a knife.


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