Violent Video Games and Aggression

@article{Ferguson2008ViolentVG,
  title={Violent Video Games and Aggression},
  author={Christopher J. Ferguson and Stephanie M. Rueda and Amanda M. Cruz and D. E. Ferguson and Stacey Fritz and Shawn M. Smith},
  journal={Criminal Justice and Behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={35},
  pages={311 - 332}
}
Two studies examined the relationship between exposure to violent video games and aggression or violence in the laboratory and in real life. Study 1 participants were either randomized or allowed to choose to play a violent or nonviolent game. Although males were more aggressive than females, neither randomized exposure to violent-video-game conditions nor previous real-life exposure to violent video games caused any differences in aggression. Study 2 examined correlations between trait… 

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