The impact of violent video games: an overview

Craig A. Anderson, Wayne Warburton

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the international research on the impact of violent video games on children and adolescents. Though some helpful effects of video game playing have been reported, the research has found many negative consequences, especially after excessive playing.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationGrowing up fast and furious
Subtitle of host publicationreviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children
EditorsWayne Warburton, Danya Braunstein
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherFederation Press
Pages56-84
Number of pages29
ISBN (Print)9781862878235
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Computer games
  • Child development
  • Adolescent development
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Effects
  • Aggression
  • Violence
  • Causal factors
  • Literature reviews

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Anderson, C. A., & Warburton, W. (2012). The impact of violent video games: an overview. In W. Warburton, & D. Braunstein (Eds.), Growing up fast and furious: reviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children (pp. 56-84). Sydney: Federation Press.
Anderson, Craig A. ; Warburton, Wayne. / The impact of violent video games : an overview. Growing up fast and furious: reviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children. editor / Wayne Warburton ; Danya Braunstein. Sydney : Federation Press, 2012. pp. 56-84
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Growing up fast and furious: reviewing the impacts of violent and sexualised media on children. ed. / Wayne Warburton; Danya Braunstein. Sydney : Federation Press, 2012. p. 56-84.

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