The debate over the potentially troubling effects of these massively popular games continues.
You don't have to personally play violent video games to experience their negative effects.
Local police departments should reflect the communities they serve, but fixing that alone won’t curb unnecessary violence.
New research confirms that exposure to the idea of alcohol heightens aggressive behavior.
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
A brief history of the vilification of the pit bull.
New research from Italy and a meta-study from Austria both connect playing violent video games with antisocial behavior.
The lust to kill is somewhat normal, and cruelty can have some benefits. But the researchers who are exploring those sad discoveries are also working to bust up the vicious circle that offers these insights.
An Austrian researcher finds a link between playing violent video games and increased ethnocentrism, at least among young men.
Kids who bully other kids are much more likely to abuse their partners as teens.
New research suggests playing violent video games on motion-capture technology (think Wii) does not increase one’s propensity to engage in aggressive behavior.