Australian Council on Children and the Media

New evidence on violent video games February 14, 2013

New US  research with  juvenile offenders shows a link between video game violence and real world violence among high risk juvenile offenders, even after controlling for a host of other variables. Although decades of research show that violent video game playing is correlated with aggression, its relation to the antisocial behavior in correctional and juvenile justice samples was previously unknown. This new research sheds more light on this..

DeLisi, M; Vaughn, MG; Gentile, DA, Anderson, C; Shook, JJ (2013) Violent Video Games, Delinquency, and Youth Violence: New Evidence, Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, published online 17 October 2012,  DOI: 10.1177/1541204012460874