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2011-06-29 18:36:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the Supreme Court voted 7-2 to overturn a California law that would ban the sale of violent video games to minors, there is growing sentiment among parents and legislators that something needs to be done to protect children from exposure to these disturbing images and experiences.

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2011-06-27 14:40:00

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government cannot ban the sale or rental of violent video games to minors as this would violate free-speech rights.

2011-06-27 11:33:00

Landmark Ruling Hailed as a Win for First Amendment and Artists WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) today welcomed the U.S.

2011-06-11 00:00:30

New Android App, CamGun, is by definition a killer camera app. It uses the camera view on your phone as the playfield in a first person shooter. With a full range of weapons, it is mildly disturbing while very entertaining.

2011-05-25 22:07:26

Scientists have known for years that playing violent video games causes players to become more aggressive.

2011-05-10 15:47:33

Douglas Gentile is painfully aware of how research on the effects of video games on kids is often oversimplified to say that games are either "good" or "bad."

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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.


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