Do violent video games lead to real violence?

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Author's Note: Do violent video games lead to real violence?

I intentionally limited the scope of this article to the objective – science, research, proof, real-life events. It's worth noting, though, that parenting styles come up in the discussion, too. Most parents, for instance, know which games their children are playing and were involved in the original purchases. If you'd like to find out more about effective parenting in the age of virtual murder, have a look at Dr. Phil's article "Children and Violent Video Games" here: It offers some proactive, reasonable approaches to the issue.

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