Seeing the World Through Mortal Kombat-colored Glasses

@article{Kirsh1998SeeingTW,
  title={Seeing the World Through Mortal Kombat-colored Glasses},
  author={Steven J. Kirsh},
  journal={Childhood},
  year={1998},
  volume={5},
  pages={177 - 184}
}
  • S. Kirsh
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology
  • Childhood
This study investigated the effects of playing violent vs non-violent video games on the interpretation of ambiguous provocation situations. The participants played either a very violent video game or a relatively non-violent video game for several minutes. Children were then read five stories in which a same-sex peer caused a clearly negative event to happen but where the peer's intent was ambiguous. After each story, children were asked a series of questions about the peer's intent… Expand
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