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The Effects of Video Games on Sexism Attitudes in Males

  title={The Effects of Video Games on Sexism Attitudes in Males},
  author={Troy G. Deskins},
Research on video game usage has primarily focused on its violent content and how it predicts aggression in participants. Typically, most of these studies show that video games (VGs) cause individuals to become more aggressive and so VGs are theorized as a powerful medium for influencing behavior and cognition. Stereotypic presentations within media also influences behavior and cognition. Given that many VGs make use of stereotypes, particularly negative stereotypes related to gender, there is… Expand

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