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ERIC Number: EJ808846
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1042-9670
Media Violence Research and Youth Violence Data: Why Do They Conflict?
Olson, Cheryl K.
Academic Psychiatry, v28 n2 p144-150 Jun 2004
Objective: Contrary to media headlines and public perceptions, there is little evidence of a substantial link between exposure to violent interactive games and serious real-life violence or crime. Conclusion: Further research is needed on whether violent games may affect less dramatic but real concerns such as bullying, fighting, or attitudes and beliefs that support aggression, as well as how effects may vary by child characteristics and types of games. There is also a need for research on the potential benefits of violent games for some children and adults.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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