During the library session, you will work with a partner to answer the following question: "What are the effects on children of violence in video games?"

Consult the following sources to find an exampleexpert testimony, and statistics:

  1. Prescott, A. T., Sargent, J. D., & Hull, J. G. (2018). Metaanalysis of the relationship between violent video game play and physical aggression over time. PNAS115(4), 9882-9888. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1611617114
  2. Polman, H., de Castro, B. O., & van Aken, M. A. G. (2008). Experimental study of the differntial effects of playing versus watching violent video games on children's aggressive behavior. Aggressive Behavior34, 256-264. doi: 10.1002/ab.20245
  3. Perrin, A. (2018, Sept 17). 5 Facts About Americans and Video Games. Retrived from: https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/09/17/5-facts-about-americans-and-video-games/
  4. American Psychological Association. (2015). Resolution on Violent Video Games. Retrieved from: https://www.apa.org/about/policy/violent-video-games