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Violent Video Games May Lower Violent Crime Rates, Study Shows

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As sales of violent video games go up, violent crimes go down. That's what University of Texas Arlington associate professor Michael Ward discovered in a recent study. The reason? Time.

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Because if you're shooting a people on screen, you just don't have time to shoot a people. It's called the 'time-use' effect.
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Notice: I am proud to report that my university, The University of Texas at Arlington, was apart of this research and I think it deals a major blow to the positive correlation that violent video games lead to violent behavior!
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post #2 of 33
What is this logic! Everyone knows its the video games that pull the trigger!
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Works for me! Just keep the blood flowin.
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i hate study's
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I like putting on 3d glasses and shooting people. Get the best of both worlds.
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This is only what gamers and devs have been saying since the beginning of Games
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Just not enough time in the day! Thank god there are studies on this stuff!

Edited by WeirdSexy - 10/26/11 at 5:51pm
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Too bad it will just be brought down and buried.
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Well I'm from the University of Texas and... oh wait, we just had an incident 2 years ago...
    
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No **** Sherlock :O
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