Blood, Gore, and Video Games: Effects of Violent Content on Players
Date: Tuesday June 25, 2013
Time: from 12:30 to 13:30
Organisation: Non-nativeness in communication and Persuasive Communication
Speaker: Brad Bushman
In today’s popular culture, the video game industry has established itself as a major force, surpassing the movie and music industries. Most people now play video games. They are played on consoles, computers, and handheld devices (including mobile phones). The top selling video games contain lots of blood and gore.
Bushman will discuss his research on the effects of violent games on players. He will also discuss his recent research on the effects of prosocial and relaxing video games on players.
Contact: Béryl Hilberink and Ulrike Nederstigt
Phone number: 024-3612875