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Forbes Article: Only Competitive Gaming Shows Rise in Agressive Behavior

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2 years ago#1
http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolpinchefsky/2013/05/08/yet-more-proof-that-violent-videogames-dont-cause-aggression/

"Competitive video game play was correlated moderately positively with aggression. In contrast, the correlations between noncompetitive video game play and aggression were small and mostly negative. Competitive gambling also was correlated moderately positively with aggression, whereas the correlations between non-competitive gambling and aggression were small and positive."

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2 years ago#2
Yeah, those guys obviously never saw how angry my brothers got when I stole all the items in Golden Axe.
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2 years ago#3
656stooge posted...
Yeah, those guys obviously never saw how angry my brothers got when I stole all the items in Golden Axe.


That's playing a cooperative game in a competitive manner.
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2 years ago#4
Seifer_us posted...

That's playing a cooperative game in a competitive manner.


No it's not. That's just me being a dick.
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2 years ago#5
656stooge posted...
No it's not. That's just me being a dick.


Well, I guess it can be that too.
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2 years ago#6
I was a spirit ball stealer.

Much rage
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2 years ago#7
Wouldn't be surprised given how much kids rage when I kill them online. Some of them really need a swift kick in the nuts.
2 years ago#8
No **** a quick peruse of the League of Legends forums could tell you that much.
2 years ago#9
Has anyone died over a video game match yet? I know many sports have resulted in murders. I honestly think anything compettitive raises aggression. It is just the nature of the game.
2 years ago#10
Aggressive people are more likely to be drawn to competitive gaming.
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