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Software Study Finds "No Significant Relationship" Between School Shootings and Violent Video Games
Written by Daniel   
Monday, 26 January 2009 12:25
Professor observes a large proportion of criticism of violent games come from the over 35 age demographic
Stephen Kamizuru (Blog) - January 26, 2009 8:16 AM

Texas A&M International University professor Christopher Ferguson conducted a study and concluded there is "no significant relationship" between school shootings and playing violent video games. Highlights of the study were summarized by Gamepolitics.

Ferguson's study criticizes the methodology used by past studies that have linked violent video games to aggression. He points out for recent high profile shootings such as the Virginia Tech massacre, and the Utah Trolley Stop mall shooting no evidence of violent video game play by the perpetrator was found.  [Comments...]

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