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24 February 2011

Violent video games don't desensitise kids

A long-standing concern among parents and researchers has been that young people who are exposed to violent video games may become desensitised to violent acts and images, but a new study suggests that may not be the case.

A long-standing concern among parents and researchers has been that young people who are exposed to violent video games may become desensitised to violent acts and images, but a new study suggests that may not be the case.

The findings were published in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology.

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