In this State of the Research, we tackle the most common questions about the uses and effects of violent video games:
Does playing violent video games make someone more aggressive?
Does playing violent video games make someone more violent?
Does playing violent video games desensitize players to violence?
Methodological considerations and the external validity of this research is also considered.
This video was written, produced, and edited by Dr. Rachel Kowert, PhD.
Dr. Kowert holds a PhD in psychology and is an author and mom of three. For more information about her work, including a full list of publications, visit https://www.rkowert.com/.
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