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mediaviolence - In the article I found, The effect of video...

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In the article I found, “ The e ff ect of video game violence on physiological desensitization to real-life violence”, researchers are attempting to fill a gap of evidence that violence in our media and video games desensitize people to actual, real-life violence. They raise the questions about the aggressive youth of today. Do violent games make children more aggressive? Do they cause aggression? Do they become aggressive adults when they grow up? Are they less aware of real violent attacks and sympathize less with violence victims? The hypothesis is that yes, in fact, they do. Exposure to violence in the media can make people less reactive to real violence, and possibly unaware fully what violence can do. The basic design for this experiment was to round up a group of college kids, have them each play a different video game, and then to show them clips of actual filmed violence. Then, their heart rates (HR) and galvanic skin responses (GSR) were recorded and analyzed. 257 students (133 female and 124
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