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Study: No real link between violent video games and aggressive behavior
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Written by Danrok   
Tuesday, 20 November 2007 11:31

Meta-analytic study finds no link between violent video games and aggressive behavior and links violent games to beneficial effects

From DailyTech: 

The video game industry takes more than its share of bumps and bruises for violent content. Much debate in Washington has happened over violent video games and exactly what sort of effect these violent games have on gamers who play them.

As more and more states consider video game regulations to prevent the sale of violent games to minors, we see more and more studies reporting to link video games to violent behavior. Other studies claim to show that violent video games only affect gamers who are prone to those behaviors to begin with. Another study claims that violent video games leave gamers paranoid. Who is to be believed?

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