ERIC Number: EJ523517
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Cognitive Tempo, Violent Video Games, and Aggressive Behavior in Young Boys.
Irwin, A. Roland; Gross, Alan M.
Journal of Family Violence, v10 n3 p337-50 Sep 1995
Assesses interpersonal aggression and aggression toward inanimate objects in a free-play setting where children played video games. Results indicated that subjects who played video games with aggressive content exhibited more object aggression during free-play and more interpersonal aggression during the frustrating situation than youngsters who played nonaggressive video games. Aggressive behavior was unaffected by cognitive tempo. (MOK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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