Study: Video Games Make Kids More Aggressive

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•12 Mar 26, 2014

Contradicting previous research indicating that video games don’t negatively affect children’s behavior, a new study has found that playing games makes kids react to real-world situations in hostile and aggressive ways. What do you think?

  • “The question is, are violent teens more drawn to these games? And if so, which games and how much do they cost? I’m scrambling to find something for my son’s birthday.”

    Willi Harper –
    Systems Analyst

  • “My child was an angry and confused boy long before we got him an Xbox.”

    Marilynne Britz –
    Home Goods Reviewer

  • “I can see this being true for a violent, angry game like Call Of Duty, but what about more subtle, poetic works of art such as Gears Of War?”

    David Robertson –
    Dinner Guest Seater