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The "effects" of video game violence

Examiner writes: "From the exhaustive research that Anderson and others have conducted on subjects of all ages and backgrounds, we can see that there is a rise in aggressive tendencies after playing violent video games. The major argument is that violent video games are linked to violent outbursts that result in harm to one's self or others.

However, we have to take into account how many subjects exposed to video game violence are prone to violent outbreak and out of a larger study of violence (say, violence rates in the US total), how many of those were influenced by video games. The two aren't necessarily related, but together, they can prove that video games are not the primary cause for increased violence in youths."

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