fMRI Study Shows That Violent Videogames (VVG) Do Not Increase Aggression or Decrease Empathy

Violent videogames (VVG) like Call of Duty, Battlefield, and Counter-Strike don't have long-term effects on aggression or empathy, according to an fMRI study conducted by German researchers.

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KaiPow356d ago

The aggression studies are always a joke to me. If anything, they test when kids are frustrated with the controls or if the AI just beat them lol

XiNatsuDragnel356d ago

There the problem has been settled. Dang!!!

Cybermario356d ago

in other news water is wet. Most things in life can be positive or negative, food, sports, games, etc. You can let them enrich your life or take over it but you cant blame them for your actions.

OB1Biker356d ago

Yes I agree. Thing is people who don't play videogames regularly will tend to believe whatever they read or see without questioning it so it's good sometimes to have this sort of 'news' even if it seems obvious to us.

Alexious356d ago

Indeed. But eventually the society will be composed only of people who at least understand games.

ravinash356d ago

People just believe what ever fits their agenda.

bluefox755356d ago (Edited 356d ago )

Yes, we've known this for years, it's been proven time and time again. Now I wonder if people will concede, that since video games do not cause violence, that they don't cause sexism either?

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