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Human aggression.
Research on human aggression has progressed to a point at which a unifying framework is needed. Major domain-limited theories of aggression include cognitive neoassociation, social learning, socialExpand
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Video games and aggressive thoughts, feelings, and behavior in the laboratory and in life.
Two studies examined violent video game effects on aggression-related variables. Study 1 found that real-life violent video game play was positively related to aggressive behavior and delinquency.Expand
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Violent video game effects on aggression, empathy, and prosocial behavior in eastern and western countries: a meta-analytic review.
Meta-analytic procedures were used to test the effects of violent video games on aggressive behavior, aggressive cognition, aggressive affect, physiological arousal, empathy/desensitization, andExpand
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Effects of Violent Video Games on Aggressive Behavior, Aggressive Cognition, Aggressive Affect, Physiological Arousal, and Prosocial Behavior: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Scientific Literature
Research on exposure to television and movie violence suggests that playing violent video games will increase aggressive behavior. A meta-analytic review of the video-game research literature revealsExpand
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An update on the effects of playing violent video games.
  • C. A. Anderson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of adolescence
  • 1 February 2004
This article presents a brief overview of existing research on the effects of exposure to violent video games. An updated meta-analysis reveals that exposure to violent video games is significantlyExpand
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The Influence of Media Violence on Youth
Research on violent television and films, video games, and music reveals unequivocal evidence that media violence increases the likelihood of aggressive and violent behavior in both immediate andExpand
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Violent Video Games and Hostile Expectations: A Test of the General Aggression Model
Research conducted over several decades has shown that violent media increase aggression. It is now time to move beyond the question of whether violent media increase aggression to answering theExpand
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Effects of violent movies and trait hostility on hostile feelings and aggressive thoughts
The General Affective Aggression Model [Anderson CA, Deuser WE, DeNeve KM (1995): Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 21:434-448; Anderson CA, Anderson KB, Deuser WE (1996): Personality andExpand
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A Theoretical Model of the Effects and Consequences of Playing Video Games.
Though there has been considerable discussion of video game effects in several research literatures, theoretical integrations have been somewhat rare. Our own empirical work has focused primarily onExpand
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Violent video games: Specific effects of violent content on aggressive thoughts and behavior
Publisher Summary This chapter presents three experimental studies, one correlational study, and a meta-analysis tested key hypotheses concerning the short-term and long-term impact of exposure toExpand
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