Violent video games: The effects of narrative context and reward structure on in-game and postgame aggression.

@article{Sauer2015ViolentVG,
  title={Violent video games: The effects of narrative context and reward structure on in-game and postgame aggression.},
  author={James D Sauer and Aaron Drummond and Natalie Nova},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Applied},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          205-14
        }
}
  • James D Sauer, Aaron Drummond, Natalie Nova
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of experimental psychology. Applied
  • The potential influence of video game violence on real-world aggression has generated considerable public and scientific interest. Some previous research suggests that playing violent video games can increase postgame aggression. The generalized aggression model (GAM) attributes this to the generalized activation of aggressive schemata. However, it is unclear whether game mechanics that contextualize and encourage or inhibit in-game violence moderate this relationship. Thus, we examined the… CONTINUE READING

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