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Nicholas Matthews's Blog


Nicholas Matthews is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Telecommunications department at Indiana University. His primary research interests are video games and interactivity. Specifically, he is interested in violence, moral psychology, body image, and social context. He is currently studying how video game realism influences social comparison and how games may alter one’s moral foundations.


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Posted by Nicholas Matthews on Tue, 02 Apr 2013 06:29:00 EDT in Serious
Academics have heavily researched video game violence, yet conclusions on negative effects remain unclear. This post reviews popular research, makes suggestions for future work, and discusses corroborated methods for reducing aggression.

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Comment In: [Blog - 04/02/2013 - 06:29]

David: I believe you 're ...

David: I believe you 're suggesting that the problem isn 't a question of 'if ' but 'how much. ' In other words, the effect is certain and what we don 't know is how quickly the effect becomes a problem. Is this correct r n r nIf so, it ...