Violent video games

Kids of anxious parents play more violent video games

Children who tend to play violent video games were probably born to anxious parents.

Oct 08, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

Violent video games don't make autistic adults angry

 According to a study, there is new evidence to counter the common speculation that violent video games may cause gamers with autism to turn aggressive and act violently.

Apr 15, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Playing violent video games could lead to depression in kids

A new study has suggested that kids who play violent video games might be at a greater risk for depression.

Aug 19, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

Violent video games do fuel racial aggression

What happens when white video game players see themselves as black characters in a violent game?

Mar 21, 2014, 18:37 PM IST

Genetics linked to violent media consumption in children

A new study has found that a specific variation of the serotonin-transporter gene was linked to children who engaged in increased viewing of violent TV and playing of violent video games.

Feb 20, 2014, 11:31 AM IST

Violent video games make teens more aggressive towards people

Girls who play violent computer games during their school years were found to be affected just as much as boys.

Oct 08, 2012, 14:07 PM IST

Teaming up on violent video games negates aggressiveness

The new research shows playing a violent game with a team-mate changes how people react to the violence, said David Ewoldsen, study co-author and professor of communication at Ohio State University.

Sep 05, 2012, 18:41 PM IST