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Academic Study Says Violent Video Games Reduces Stress

Texas A&M International University recently conducted a study in which volunteers were subjected to stress, with some subjects being allowed to play video games afterward. According to the results, the game-playing group reported less stress and depression afterward.

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Rich16312595d ago

Totally! When I am pissed, I just boot up Left 4 Dead and it does wonders!

Rumor2595d ago

lost both your parents, 12 page essay due to your professor by tomorrow, and you havent started yet...all financial support for college came from your parents, in order to stay in college, you need to get an a+ on your paper, but now you are too tired and stressed to finish

hell play some God of War 3, gut a few centaurs, kill a couple gods, decapitate a couple medusa snakes, masticate on the eyeball of a cyclops. pssht....that paper will be done by 5:00am ;D

qface642595d ago

grrr how could they do this grrrrr

*plays manhunt*
ahh i feel great =D

Darkstorn2595d ago

My levels of stress actually heighten when playing most games, especially when I'm playing an action game in which death can come at any time.

Even Flower stressed me out...

morventhus2596d ago

I would like to take this moment and.... just say
DUH!!!!

FragMnTagM2596d ago

You beat me to it. lol. This one is a no brainer.

Quagmire2596d ago

Captain Obvious would like to say a word:

WELL NO F&*%ING S*%T IT DOES! WHEN WE HAVE TO CONSTANTLY READ UP ON ARTICLES ENFORCING IDEAS OF GAMING LEADING TO INSANITY, WE NEED VIOLENT GAMES TO VENT OUR ANGER UPON THOSE WHO ARE DOWNRIGHT IGNORANT BASTARDS WITHOUT A SOUL!

...that is all.

raztad2595d ago

Well, this is something only a gamer could know. You cant blame those scientist for doubting it, they probably are not gamers after all.

lil boy blue2595d ago (Edited 2595d ago )

well guy it just goes to show common sense is so common anymore.

it sad the had to pay money to so an obvious truth.

MagicAccent2595d ago

Yeah, and so does masturbation.
But we already figured that out ourselves, thanks.

The Meerkat2595d ago

If there was a prize for best comment of the week, you would have just won it.

AliTheBrit192595d ago (Edited 2595d ago )

haha

Masturbation and gaming, the 2 steps to a content and happy young person :D

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