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1Video Games and Aggression: A Correlational StudyParticipates: Jennifer O’Dell, Sandra Montes, and Kaitlyn WoodGrand Canyon UniversityPSY-550 Research MethodsProf. Scott McDanielSeptember 15, 2021.
2Long-term exposure to violent video games did not enhance aggression orimpair pro-social behavior, according to the study.Certain meta-analyses of theliterature have found a link between violent video games and increased aggressivethought and behavior in children, based on psychological research studies and bigobservational studies. Although video games have a reputation for being violentand too exciting, a new study led by Harvard psychiatry experts found that onevideo game appeared to assist children with significant anger issues acquireemotional control.Excessive video gaming has been linked to poor academicachievement, maladaptive coping methods, negative feelings and attitudes, lowself-esteem, loneliness, and loneliness.HypothesisA researcher chooses to investigate the impact of violent video games onchildren's aggressive behavior. The children were divided into two groups atrandom.Each child's hostile acts, angry verbalizations, and the number of timesthey struck the Bobo doll were all documented. Group A comprised of 50youngsters who spent thirty minutes playing Ninja Death Fighters, a violent videogame. The youngsters were then allowed to play in a room with a variety of toys,including a bobo doll. On all three metrics, children in Group A displayed asignificantly higher number of hostile behaviors. According to the findings,
3youngsters who play violent video games are more likely to engage in aggressiveconduct.

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Professor
bernardo
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researcher, Nonviolent video game, Video game controversy

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