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Videogame Violence, Sex, and Effects Studies

Outside studies/documents on the effects of violence, sex, and language in electronic entertainment.

Review of Research Shows that Playing Violent Video Games can Heighten Aggression American Psychological Association

Video Game Report Card 2004

Generation M: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds

Rosser, J.C. Jr., Lynch, P.J., Haskamp, L.A., Yalif, A., Gentile, D.A., & Giammaria, L. (2004, January).   Are Video Game Players Better at Laparoscopic Surgery?.  Paper presented at the Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference, Newport Beach, CA.

Gentile, D. A., Lynch, P. J., Linder, J. R., & Walsh, D. A. (2004). The effects of violent video game habits on adolescent aggressive attitudes and behaviors.  Journal of Adolescence, 27, 5-22.

An update on the effects of playing violent video games from the Association for Professionals in Services for Adolescents...a brief overview of existing research on the effects of exposure to violent video games

Video Games and Public Health - Video Game Violence Impacts Kids More than Movie Violence

Computer Games as a Part of Children's Culture

Ratings of teen-Rated Video Games Do Not Always Fully Describe Content

The 2003 MediaWise Video Game Report Card

GALLUP POLL: More than 70 Percent of teenage Boys Have Played "Grand Theft Auto" Video Games

Video Games Boost Visual Skills

National Institute on Media and the Family Calls on Video Game Industry to Provide Honest Statistics

Fake Violence Makes Real Kids Fight

One in Seven teen Video Game Players is Addicted

Federal Court Rules Regulation of Video Game Sales Unconstitutional

IDSA Announces Plans to Challenge Washington State HB 1009 as Unconstitutional

Games Are Positive Addition to Children's Lives, Parents Say -- Data from the IDSA's 2003 Consumer Survey

Essential Facts About the Video and Computer Game Industry - 2003

Aggressive Youths, Violent Video Games trigger Unusual Brain Activity

Video Game Report Card 2002

Video Game Report Card 2001

Video game violence: A review of the empirical literature

Video Games and the Elusive Search for their Effects on Children: An Assessment of Twenty Years of Research

Effects of Reducing Children's television and Video Game Use on Aggressive Behavior: A Randomized Controlled trial

Children and Interactive Media: A compendium of current research and directions for the future

Video Games and Aggressive thoughts, Feelings, and Behavior in the Laboratory and in Life - From the APA

The Stanford Study: Less TV = Less Violence - Study Conducted by Stanford (@Killology.com)

Rage in the Media

Cutting TV, video game use can make kids less aggressive

Video Game Violence- youthandviolence.com

Media Violence Policy - AAP.org

Media Violence in Children's Lives - National Association for the Education of Young Children (PDF file)

JOINT Statement ON the Impact OF Entertainment VIOLENCE ON CHILDREN - CONGRESSIONAL PUBLIC Health Summit (JULY 26, 2000)

AACAP JOINS Health Organizations' CONSENSUS ON Entertainment VIOLENCE DANGER




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