Playing violent video games ranks almost as high as gang membership as the number one sign among youth for a propensity to commit violence in American males, found a new study by Brad Bushman of Ohio State University and Bryan Gibson of Central Michigan University. Researchers investigated the link between playing a violent video game and level of aggression of players the next day. Levels of violence rose in males, but not females.
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