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Unread 2nd April 2008, 09:41 AM
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Link between online gaming and violence killed off

This is the finding of Miss Jane Barnett and her colleagues at Middlesex University. Their results will be presented at the British Psychological Society‚€™s Annual Conference in Dublin today, Wednesday 2 April 2008.

The psychologists recruited 292 male and female online gamers, playing the game World of Warcraft. The players, aged between 12 and 83 years, were asked to complete a questionnaire on anger, aggression and personality and then played the game for two hours. After this time they were they were asked to complete the test again. Read More
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Unread 22nd February 2009, 08:33 PM
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However link between offline gaming and lack of empathy in real life found
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Unread 29th March 2009, 11:36 PM
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World of Warcraft is not what I would consider a sufficiently violent video game to induce anger or aggression. If you were to subject the players to a game like Counter Strike or Gears of War for the test, I'm sure the results would vary.
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Originally Posted by mike11 View Post
I found that this research was very informative, and held a basis for real-life every-day experiences. Apathy towards poor government has become the end-result of several generations or poor politicians. Violence is the next standard that will present itself to the people as commonplace.
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