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Videogame avatars: Whites act more aggressively after they play as black

What happens when white video game players see themselves as black characters in a violent game? A new study suggests some disturbing answers: It makes...
Online role playing games hurt marital satisfaction

Teens ‘Eat more, cheat more’ after playing violent video games

Playing violent video games not only increases aggression, it also leads to less self-control and more cheating, a new study finds. Researchers found that teens...

Popular ‘Door-in-the-Face’ Persuasion Strategy Can Sometimes Backfire

A manipulation strategy often used in marketing and fundraising known as “Door-in-the-Face” could backfire among less concrete thinkers, according to new research from The...

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