Children heart violent games

Filed under “no duh”:

A study published today in Pediatrics: The Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics has shown that across the board, no matter gender or age, a game age restriction labels and descriptions of violent gameplay more eager to playing a game.

The forbidden fruit effect. Also see DARE, R-rated movies, late night television, staying up after bedtime, etc.

The study included 310 Dutch children ages 7 to 17.

Mmmmmm... Forbidden Fruit

Mmmmmm... Forbidden Fruit

Other stories:

Chicago Tribune:Video game violence warnings make kids more likely to want to play, study says

Kotaku:Study: Children Desire Mature-Rated Games


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