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Yet Another Study Shows that Video Games Don’t Cause Real-World Violence

A Massey University study published this week confirms – yet again – that playing violent video games does not lead to real-world violence. Published in The Royal Society, the Massey University study is a meta-analysis (a study that analyzes the results of multiple previous studies) that looked at 28 different studies over the past 12 years. Their conclusion? “Current research

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“Half-Life 2” mod “Natural Selection” blamed for school shooting in Mexico

On Friday, an 11-year old boy in Torreon, Mexico shot and killed one teacher and injured six others at his school before turning the weapon on himself and taking his own life. After an extensive investigation lasting a few hours, Miguel Riquelme, governor of the state of Coahuila, commented on the tragedy, noting that the shooter “was well behaved… and

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Yet another study confirms that video games don’t lead to real-world violence

A University of Oxford study published earlier this year confirms – yet again – that playing violent video games does not lead to real-world violence. Published in The Royal Society, the study is described by Oxford University as “one of the most definitive to date, using a combination of subjective and objective data to measure teen aggression and violence in

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