How to ameliorate negative effects of violent video games on cooperation: Play it cooperatively in a team

@article{Greitemeyer2012HowTA,
  title={How to ameliorate negative effects of violent video games on cooperation: Play it cooperatively in a team},
  author={T. Greitemeyer and E. Traut-Mattausch and S. Osswald},
  journal={Comput. Hum. Behav.},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={1465-1470}
}
The present research tests the idea that playing a team-player video game in which players work together as teammates and assist each other in achieving a common goal ameliorates the negative effects of violent video game play on cooperative behavior. In fact, two studies revealed that, relative to a single-player mode, playing a cooperative team-player violent video game increased cooperation in a decision dilemma task. Importantly, cooperative behavior generalized across targets in that the… Expand
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