Anderon & Dill - Aggression and Video games

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  • Anderson & Dill - video games & aggression
    • Aim
      • Do people who play video games become agressive
    • Procedure
      • 210 psychology students, split into 2 groups
      • Violent or non-violent video games
      • Participants told experiment was about motor skills
      • After 15 mins competitive game with reaction test
    • Results
      • Longest/loudest noises from violent group
      • Women gave greater punishments than men
    • Conclusion
      • Violent video games increase aggression, particularly women
    • Strengths
      • Lab experiment, researchers had control  - reliable results
      • Generalisable
    • Weaknesses
      • Could've guessed aim
      • Unrealistic environment, may not have acted naturally
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