Violent Games Credited With Reducing Crime Levels

Tagged: Crime, Violent Video Games, Gaming
Source: Slashdot - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 18 weeks ago

"According to a research paper produced from a collaboration between the University of Texas and the Centre for European Economic Research, violent video games may induce aggressive behavior, but the incapacitation effect outweighs this and produces a genuine reduction in violent crime. This paper was referenced in a BBC news story giving reasons why the US crime rates are falling (at least outside the prisons!)"