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Feelings of Failure, Not Violent Content, Foster Aggression in Video Gamers

The disturbing imagery or violent storylines of videos games like World of Warcraft or Grand Theft Auto are often accused of fostering feelings of...

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...

Virtual avatars may impact real-world behavior

How you represent yourself in the virtual world of video games may affect how you behave toward others in the real world, according to...

Radio tech sees through walls in 3D, realtime

Imagine playing a video game like Call of Duty or Battlefield and having the ability to lead your virtual army unit while moving freely...
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...

Training the Older Brain in 3-D: Video Game Enhances Cognitive Control

Scientists at UC San Francisco are reporting that they have found a way to reverse some of the negative effects of aging on the...

New approach for graphene logic circuits

You may not have heard of e-sports, where some contests are held in public venues in front of crowds, and others take place strictly...

Playing StarCraft can boost brain power

Certain types of video games can help to train the brain to become more agile and improve strategic thinking, according to scientists from Queen...

First Shoshone Language Video Game

Using an unexpected combination of Native American myth and Tim Burton-style artwork, students at the University of Utah have created the first video game...

Positive, negative effects of video games

Douglas Gentile says his own research has found both positive and negative effects from playing video games. And the Iowa State University associate professor...

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