Why I Let My Kids Play Violent Video Games
6 days ago - By Scary Mommy
I have a confession: My sons play first-person shooter games. It doesn't make me feel like a better parent to say I am conflicted about it.... I am a gun control advocate. I am a hippie mom who resisted water pistols and stood aghast at the “pew-pewing” of the toddlers at the local kiddie park. I was critical of the boy who one day turned his ballon sword into a balloon gun (as they are wont to do with everything from sword to sandwich), and then his grandmother told me: “I didn't let my son play with guns, and now he's a cop.” I gave my then 3-year-old son a balloon sword/gun on the spot...
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Study finds no link between long-term violent video game play and adult aggression
6 days ago - By News Medical
Playing violent action adventure games for prolonged periods does not make adults more aggressive say researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany.
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