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No Link Between Violent Games & School Shootings

GamePolitics - January 21, 2009

Submitted by necron101 (72) at 12:53PM PST on January 21, 2009

A researcher at Texas A&M International University has concluded that there is "no significant relationship" between school shootings and playing violent video games. Writing for the Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, Prof. Christopher Ferguson criticizes the methodology used in earlier research linking games to violence and aggression.