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December 9, 2013
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Teens ‘Eat More, Cheat More’ After Playing Violent Video Games

Research finds effects go beyond increase in aggression COLUMBUS, Ohio – Playing violent video games not only increases aggression, it also leads to less self-control and more cheating, a new study finds. Researchers found that teens who played violent video … Continue reading

December 20, 2012
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Violent Video Games: More Playing Time Equals More Aggression

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study provides the first experimental evidence that the negative effects of playing violent video games can accumulate over time. Researchers found that people who played a violent video game for three consecutive days showed increases … Continue reading

July 9, 2012
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“Self-Distancing” Can Help People Calm Aggressive Reactions, Study Finds

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study reveals a simple strategy that people can use to minimize how angry and aggressive they get when they are provoked by others. When someone makes you angry, try to pretend you’re viewing the scene … Continue reading

May 1, 2012
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Video Games Can Teach How To Shoot Guns More Accurately And Aim For The Head

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Just 20 minutes of playing a violent shooting video game made players more accurate when firing a realistic gun at a mannequin – and more likely to aim for and hit the head, a new study found. … Continue reading

January 9, 2011
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Young People Say Sex, Paychecks Come in Second to Self-Esteem

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Young people may crave boosts to their self-esteem a little too much, new research suggests.  Researchers found that college students valued boosts to their self-esteem more than any other pleasant activity they were asked about, including sex, … Continue reading

December 10, 2010
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Researchers Find Link Between Sugar, Diabetes and Aggression

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A spoonful of sugar may be enough to cool a hot temper, at least for a short time, according to new research. A study found that people who drank a glass of lemonade sweetened with sugar acted … Continue reading