Twenty-Five Years of Research on Violence in Digital Games and Aggression Empirical Evidence , Perspectives , and a Debate Gone Astray

@inproceedings{Elson2013TwentyFiveYO,
  title={Twenty-Five Years of Research on Violence in Digital Games and Aggression Empirical Evidence , Perspectives , and a Debate Gone Astray},
  author={Malte Elson and Christopher J. Ferguson},
  year={2013}
}
Violence in digital games has been a source of controversy in the scientific community and general public. Over two decades of research have examined this issue. However, much of this research has been undercut by methodological limitations and ideological statements that go beyond what scientific evidence could support. We review 25 years of experimental, cross-sectional, longitudinal, and metaanalytical research in this field. Empirical evidence regarding the impact of violent digital games… CONTINUE READING