Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia gathered 64 students together and had them each play either a violent or non-violent game. Then the researchers pretended to drop their pens to see what would happen.
In a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America earlier this week, researchers believe they've found proof that violent video games alter the portion of the brain responsible for controlling emotion and aggressive behavior. How many times are we going to prove this?
In today's installment of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Vlyke615 wonders what strange gaming habits we've developed over the years. It's sharing time!
Do video games make girls healthier and happier? A brand-new study out of Brigham Young University's School of Family Life suggests they do, as long as parents are willing to play along.
In a survey that's sure to be taken the wrong way by somebody, researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have discovered links between "problematic gaming" and negative health behaviors like smoking, doing drugs, and fighting. But first, good news!
It probably wasn't coincidence that Shane Murphy returned my call just after I'd thrown my third interception in NCAA ‘09 and punched off the machine in full perfectionist disgust. Murphy, a professor and researcher of psychology at Western Connecticut State, would later explain that I exhibited classic high-ego,…