Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Video Game News, October 11, 2005

Press Release: Violent video games lead to brain activity characteristic of aggression, MSU researcher shows
Michigan State University 10/11/05
"A Michigan State University researcher and his colleagues have shown that playing violent video games leads to brain activity pattern that may be characteristic for aggressive thoughts."

Video Games More Than Simple Fun: A nationally known researcher on computer gaming and its relationship to children's learning dispels myths about electronic games
by Jonathan Pillow, Collegiate Times 10/11/05
"To many members of Generation X, computer and console gaming is a mysterious concept associated with violence, social isolation and other negative influences on today’s youth."

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