Preference for Violent Electronic Games and Aggressive Behavior among Children: The Beginning of the Downward Spiral?

@article{Salisch2011PreferenceFV,
  title={Preference for Violent Electronic Games and Aggressive Behavior among Children: The Beginning of the Downward Spiral?},
  author={Maria von Salisch and Jens Vogelgesang and Astrid Kristen and Caroline Oppl},
  journal={Media Psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={233 - 258}
}
  • Maria von Salisch, Jens Vogelgesang, +1 author Caroline Oppl
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Media Psychology
  • A one-year longitudinal study with 324 German third and fourth graders was conducted in order to find out whether a preference for violent electronic games socializes children to become more aggressive or whether aggressive individuals tend to select this type of game. Cross-lagged panel analyses suggest that children who were rated as openly aggressive at Time 1 intensified their preference for violent electronic games over time. We determined that it could be ruled out that this selection… CONTINUE READING

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