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Connecticut school massacre: Gunman's mother taught him to shoot - Telegraph

Connecticut school massacre: Gunman's mother taught him to shoot - Telegraph | Videogame violence and real life effects | Scoop.it
Sandy Hook Elementary School killer Adam Lanza was taught how to shoot by the mother he murdered, it has emerged.
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Brain training computer games 'can improve your child’s grades within weeks'

Brain training computer games 'can improve your child’s grades within weeks' | Videogame violence and real life effects | Scoop.it
A study showed that video puzzles designed to exercise a child's 'working memory' boosted reasoning and problem solving skills for at least three months.
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scientists have found out through research that video games are capable of actually boosting children's average grades within weeks
Brandon Thoma's comment, March 20, 2013 1:22 PM
"A study showed that video puzzles designed to exercise a child's 'working memory' boosted reasoning and problem solving skills for at least three months."
Brandon Thoma's comment, March 20, 2013 1:29 PM
at the University of Michigan located at Ann Arbor a study was conducted having 62 children play brain testing video games to see how it effects their brains and school performances. for most children the study shown that it effected and made almost every part of the working brain, even some children had improved grades and improved class performance months after the study was conducted
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ESRB ratings

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The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) assigns rating information for computer and video games indicating the appropriate age group and content that is in the game.
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Brandon Thoma's comment, March 14, 2013 1:02 PM
this source is a .org so it is creditable and it is the official rating system for video games
Brandon Thoma's comment, March 24, 2013 12:02 PM
cant really paraphrase this when all it is, is pictures of the official ratings for videogames
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The Positive and Negative Effects of Video Games

The Positive and Negative Effects of Video Games | Videogame violence and real life effects | Scoop.it
Learn about the good and bad effects of video games according to research. See tips for parents on kids' video game playing.
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Hi, I'm Chacha Tumbokon , and I studied Psychology and Early Childhood Development.  Also, I am a parent of 5 

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Brandon Thoma's comment, March 14, 2013 1:07 PM
shows the positives and negatives effects of video games on children
Brandon Thoma's comment, March 24, 2013 12:14 PM
videogames can have a postives as in teaching how to follow instructions, problem solving and logic, finem motor skills, hand-eye coordination, multitasking, resource management, planning, quick thinking, accuracy, situational awareness, developing math and reading skills, perseverance (use Prestige Master in BO2 as example), estimating skills, memory, concentration, and teamwork
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Opinion: Target parenting, not games for violence - Rep. Duncan Hunter

Opinion: Target parenting, not games for violence - Rep. Duncan Hunter | Videogame violence and real life effects | Scoop.it
In the immediate aftermath of the shooting in Newtown, Conn., and similar tragedies, the reaction from the national media and others has been a persistent interest to immediately identify a cause for acts of violence and to assign blame.
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Brandon Thoma's comment, March 24, 2013 11:55 AM
“Psychological studies purporting to show a connection between exposure to violent video games and harmful effects on children do not prove that such exposure causes minors to act aggressively.”" direct quote
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"Murder and crime rates in the U.S. are lower now than before the introduction of modern gaming. Moreover, as the popularity of video games in the U.S. has skyrocketed over the past 15 years, the rate of violent crime among young people and the overall population has not followed suit." direct quote
Brandon Thoma's comment, March 24, 2013 12:01 PM
A Republican from California named Duncan Hunter states in this that videogames are not the direct link to violent crimes, that videogames are just a form of entertainment for our generation and sometimes a learning aid in multiple subjects just like books, movies, music, and all other entertainment was in the past, they all weigh the same. The real target that should have finger pointed to them is the bad parenting or the real life violence that could be around the children's environment. Videogames are easier to attack and put changes too then parenting problems in the US and they take the easiest way out and that is to blame videogames instead of the parents who think that videogames are great babysitters
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this is blocked still but the story is a nine year old,mentally ill child, attempts to perform the swanton bomb off apartment roof after playing Smackdown vs. Raw 2010... the child was mentally ill to the point he should have had parent supervision at all times and he did not have such supervision

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Can A Video Game Lead To Murder?

Can A Video Game Lead To Murder? | Videogame violence and real life effects | Scoop.it
Did 'Grand Theft Auto' Cause One Teenager To Kill?
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Brandon Thoma's comment, March 14, 2013 1:22 PM
GTA's effects on kids
Brandon Thoma's comment, March 20, 2013 1:31 PM
its creditable do to it is a report from CBSnews
Brandon Thoma's comment, March 21, 2013 1:15 PM
Devin Moore an 18 year old shot and killed 3 police officers after playing Grand Theft Auto for months on end through day and night, the Attorney Jack Thompson, who relentlessly attacks video game violence, blamed the GTA game as in "training" Devin to become this police killer, so everyone blamed the video game industry and the creators of GTA Rockstar Games where sewed by Alabama, but if you look at Devins background he had a struggling childhood where he was always in and out of destroyed homes and multiple foster homes, where the blame could be on the game GTA BUT its also on the parenting, horrible parental guidance from the homes, and himself, do to he's responsible to his own actions, so in overview the video game didn't directly lead to this murder
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Video Games Help my Special Needs Child Socialize

Video Games Help my Special Needs Child Socialize | Videogame violence and real life effects | Scoop.it
When my son was around four years old he was seeing an occupational therapist and one of his problems was manipulating anything with his fingers.  It was difficult for him to hold a pencil, button his shirt, zip up his pants, etc.  The occupational...
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Brandon Thoma's comment, March 14, 2013 1:06 PM
this talks about how video games has a beneficial effects of video games with special needs children
Brandon Thoma's comment, March 21, 2013 1:36 PM
this story is about a kid who couldn't use his hands the great do to mental disabilities and the doctors suggested the kid to play video games to help improve his hand movements and coordination the games even boosted the kids self esteem and also made it possible for the child to start making friends and socializing more do to the video games enhancing his mental stableness and disabilities
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Bite the bullet: videogames don't make deadly shooters – Opinion – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Bite the bullet: videogames don't make deadly shooters – Opinion – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Videogame violence and real life effects | Scoop.it
The supposed link between videogames and violence is riddled with holes.

Via Hayden Fletcher
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Brandon Thoma's comment, March 14, 2013 1:18 PM
this is how videogames cant make deadly shooters and it is creditable because its a .edu
Brandon Thoma's comment, March 24, 2013 12:19 PM
this states how most first-person shooters have unrealistic gun violence and can not train a person to become a talented or accurate shooter through a videogames do to youre using a controller and not a real gun and in fictional scenarios and not real life ones with more varied factors
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Gun Control Debate Violent Video Games Actually Decrease Violence Study Finds - PolicyMic

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Gun Control Debate Violent Video Games Actually Decrease Violence Study Finds
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President Obama and Wayne LaPierre have a problem regarding their ranting about videogames and links to violence.

Via Megan Sutton
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Brandon Thoma's comment, March 14, 2013 1:12 PM
an article about gun control violence in video games and also real life violence
Brandon Thoma's comment, March 24, 2013 12:22 PM
studies have shown that with the increase of violent videogames and videogames in general that violence in real life and crimes have actually decrease in the youth of today because theyre at home playing the videogames instead outside causing this violent crimes
Tami Yaklich's comment, March 27, 2013 9:43 AM
Evaluate EVERY source for credibility!