- Many of the stories we hear about the video games influencing acts of mass violence are exaggerated or incorrect - The flaws of the research pointing to violent content as a cause of actual violence - How video games and other media can incidentally lower violence - Guests Dr. Patrick Markey and Dr. Christopher Ferguson discuss their book and research that runs against the tide of popular opinion about the harmful effects of video games Links - Dr. Christopher Ferguson's website - Dr. Patrick Markey - Moral Combat: Why the War on Violent Video Games is Wrong - LOOT +++++++ About +7 Intelligence +7 Intelligence is the podcast about how games impact people. Each episode explores a different perspective on how games profoundly influence the real world. Interviews with game designers, psychologists, professionals, and everyday players discuss the unique way that games influence their life and work. +++++++ Listen to the show: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Stitcher | Google Play | Radiopublic RSS feed Find the show online: +7 Intelligence Website On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook: @plus7intelligence +7 Intelligence is a member of the Podglomerate network. +++++++ Music by Creo Epilogue by Creo is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License.
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