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Posted on October 18, 2010 by Christine Crosby in Game Violence, granchildren, grandparents

Video Game Violence Causes Aggression in Kids

Recently, the latest edition in the “first-person shooter” game Medal of Honor met with outrage because it allowed gamers to play Taliban members. After the game was banned from sale on over 300 military bases, the game’s manufacturer apologized and renamed the characters from “Taliban” to “Opposing Force”…but the game still allows players to gun down American soldiers. To read more of this article click here.

As California’s law regulating the sale of violent video games to minors nears review by the U.S. Supreme Court, parents and jurists alike should be aware that the science is settled: there is no question that violent video games cause greater aggression in children.

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Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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