Fears that violent videogames will cause people to be more violent are understandable, but unsupported by current research — social and developmental factors are better predictors of violent behavior. In fact, some violent videogames may actually lead to the development of empathy, understanding, and even moral behavior.
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Richard Van Eck. "What Can We Learn from Violent Videogames?" (2015). Teaching, Leadership & Professional Practice Faculty Publications. 12.