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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 60 percent of parents say video games have no effect on their children. Not true, says Marina Krcmar, associate professor of communication at Wake Forest, who studies the impact of video games on children and teens.
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec.
Weekend survey also finds majority say government should be able to ban sales, rentals to minors WASHINGTON, Nov.
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.
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.
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.
Parents of young boys may want to encourage moderation when it comes to their kids' video game habits.
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.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans bought more than $21 billion worth of video game systems, software and accessories in 2008.
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