Study Suggests No Long-Term Desensitizing Effect From Violent Games

A new study published in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology suggests players of violent video games are not more desensitized to violent images than those that don't play such games.

University of Toronto researchers Holly Bowen and Julia Spaniol studied the desensitization effect -- suggested by many opponents of childhood access to violent games -- by studying the "emotional memory" of 122 undergraduate students, 45 of whom have played video games in the past six months.

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Eyeco2733d ago

No Shit, this myth has been overblown by Evangelical Parents, And Jack Thompson lap dogs.