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Violent Video Games Trigger Aggression

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Aggression is somehow associated with animation games, a latest report published by American Psychological Association (APA) revealed saying playing violent video games is linked to increased aggression in players. Though it is not certain if the link extends to criminal violence too, the report added.

“Scientists have investigated the use of violent video games for more than two decades but to date, there is very limited research addressing whether violent video games cause people to commit acts of criminal violence,” said study leader Mark Appelbaum.

The study showed a consistent relation between violent video game use and an increase in aggressive behaviour and aggressive cognitions and a decline in pro-social behaviour and empathy.

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