Navigation Links
Violent Video Games Linked to Increased Aggression
Date:5/31/2011

id Bartholow, adding that there were additional factors to consider.

Researchers also discovered that a reduced brain response to violence predicted the gamers' levels of aggression: The weaker the brain response to violent photos, the more aggressive the participants were.

In this portion of the study, players were assigned a competitive task that allowed them to use a controllable blast of noise against their opponent. How loud the players made the noise for their rival was the measure researchers used to determine how aggressive they were.

The study found those who played one of several popular violent games, such as "Call of Duty," "Hitman," "Killzone" and "Grand Theft Auto," set louder noise blasts for their opponents during the competitive task than those who played nonviolent games.

The researchers concluded that future research should also focus on ways to control the effects of media violence, especially among children whose developing brains could become accustomed to violent behavior.

More information

The American Psychological Association provides more information on the adverse effects of violent video games.

-- Mary Elizabeth Dallas

SOURCE: University of Missouri, news release, May 25, 2011.


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Violent video games reduce brain response to violence and increase aggressive behavior
2. Demographics cloud optimism on black violent crime decrease
3. Violent Video Games May Not Desensitize Kids: Study
4. Violent Video Games Dont Predict Aggressive Behavior
5. Violent Media Can Desensitize the Minds of Young Males
6. Survey Links Puberty to Violent Behavior
7. People who suppress anger are more likely to become violent when drunk
8. Suicide Leading Cause of Violent Death: CDC
9. After Violent Death, Bereaved Should Decide Whether to View Body
10. Violent crime race gap narrows, but persists in US
11. Video games may help clear airway of cystic fibrosis patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Violent Video Games Linked to Increased Aggression
(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... A new study shows that moderate to severe ... risk of stroke, cancer and death. , Results of ... to severe obstructive sleep apnea were four times more ... times more likely to have a stroke (HR = ... (HR = 3.4), and 2.5 times more likely to ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Dallas study involving serious youth offenders, the answer to one ... seven years: "How long do you think you,ll live?", According ... offending over time., Author Dr. Alex Piquero said the study ... of them offend at very high rates and commit more ... much later in life offend much less., "In a lot ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... with symptoms increasing dramatically during some of the most important ... has found. , Depressive symptoms increased on average by 68 ... young men, who were around 25 years old when they ... their children. The results of the study were published April ... is the first to identify when young fathers are at ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Researchers identify children with emotional behavior difficulties 2Health News:Researchers identify children with emotional behavior difficulties 3Health News:Study links severe sleep apnea to increased risk of stroke, cancer and death 2Health News:UT Dallas study: Youth who fail to envision future commit more crimes 2Health News:Young dads at high risk of depression, too 2Health News:Low birth weight, less breastfeeding create later health risks 2
... April 30 The New York City Department of,Health ... New York,City,s rates of obesity increased 17% over a ... due to the fact that they are,drinking sugar sweetened ... Yorkers lived healthier lifestyles by drinking TrimWater, (http://www.trimwater.com )., ...
... anorectal melanoma is a rare and very aggressive disorder. ... World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses such a case. A ... defecation and rectal bleeding. A 3-cm polypoid tumor of ... to be a leiomyosarcoma upon biopsy. Dissemination studies did ...
... benefits in Bamberg, Calhoun, Chester, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, ... ... INDIANAPOLIS and COLUMBIA, S.C., April 30 BlueCross,BlueShield of South Carolina ... the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services,to offer Medicaid ...
... Increases Quarterly Dividend, ACTON, Mass., April 30 ... financial results for,the period ended March 31, 2008. The ... payable to shareholders of record as of June 6,2008 ... be the Company,s 47th,consecutive quarterly dividend., The Company,s ...
... Outdated Federal Policies, Limited Oversight of Imports, and ... WASHINGTON, April 30 Trust for America,s,Health (TFAH) ... gaps in the,nation,s food safety system, including obsolete ... safety agencies., "Our goal should be reducing ...
... production site of most of the proteins which ... fibrinolysis. Patients with liver cirrhosis may develop serious ... the bleeding tendency. Plasma levels of fragment D-dimer ... The finding of a high plasma D-dimer concentration ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Time for New Yorkers to Drink Low-Calorie, Low-Sugar Flavored Water, TrimWater 2Health News:BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and WellPoint Affiliate Receive State Approval for Ten South Carolina Counties 2Health News:BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and WellPoint Affiliate Receive State Approval for Ten South Carolina Counties 3Health News:Psychemedics Corporation Announces First Quarter Results 2Health News:Psychemedics Corporation Announces First Quarter Results 3Health News:Psychemedics Corporation Announces First Quarter Results 4Health News:Psychemedics Corporation Announces First Quarter Results 5Health News:Report Finds Food Safety System in Crisis 2Health News:Report Finds Food Safety System in Crisis 3Health News:Report Finds Food Safety System in Crisis 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) ... policy support, China,s orthopedic ... years, with total market size rising from 3.28 ... in 2012. Trauma products, spine products ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  Research and Markets ( ... "Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, ... 2018" report to their offering. ... Dental consumables are products which are used ... for tooth restoration and in treatment of associated ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014 AARP Foundation today announced ... support older adults suffering from the severe cold weather ... its members are committed to helping those in need; ... AARP Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar contributions up to $250,000, ... matching program will be administered through AARP Foundation. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 2Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 3AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 2AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 3
CDIs Chin Support Bandage is ideal for Submental Liposuction, Chin Implants and all other facial procedures requiring support. Adjustable Velcro® top and posterior band secures placement....
Four way compression with five contact closures...
Applies pressure on scalp to stretch it before surgery...
Facial Mask...
Medicine Products: