What happens to boys who kill women in video games – The Washington Post

In the “Grand Theft Auto” series, one of the world’s top-selling video game franchises, players can have sex with women and then kill them.The action boosts the health of the protagonists — all of which are men. Researchers wondered how encouraging this kind of brutality in the digital realm could impact real-life teenagers.In a study published this week in the journal PLOS ONE, a team of social scientists asked a group of Italian high school students to play one of three kinds of games: one that rewarded violence against women (“Grand Theft Auto”), one that promoted violence without degrading women (a portion of the “Half Life” series) or one that featured good, clean fun (a pinball or puzzle sequence). Click Link Below for More.

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