Video Game Violence Goes Straight to Kids’ Heads

by HealthDay News | Forbes | November 28, 2006

In a study released this week, researchers used fMRI technology to view people’s brains while they played violent video games. The researchers found that these games simultaneously increased activity in the emotional response center and decreased activity in the regions dedicated to self-control.

“This is early evidence for a biological change supporting other research on violent video games,” said Dr. David Bickham
, Staff Scientist at CMCH.



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