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President Obama Wants to Research Effects of Violent Video Games

President Obama gave a speech today that focusing on his plan to reduce gun violence.

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Video Game Violence A Concern For 89 Percent of Parents

This week's spotlight on violent video games does not start and stop with the actions and words of Vice President Joe Biden. A nationwide survey commissioned by Common Sense Media and the Center for American Progress found that an estimated 89% of parents believe violence in video games is a problem.

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Video Game Violence Bill Receives Second Life This Month

A bill which called for the study of the effects of violent video games on children is being reintroduced later this month by its author, West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller.

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Connecticut Town Cancels Video Game Burning

Southington, Connecticut, the town that was planning to run a program in which people could turn in their violent media in return for gift certificates, only to destroy the media later, has decided to cancel their plans.

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New iPad App Lets You Play Video Games With Your Cat

Cat toys sure have come a long way. Yarn and stuffed mice are still fun, but the more tech-savvy felines prefer getting their entertainment a whole new way: from an iPad. Cat food maker Friskies has released a new app called ‘You vs. Cat,’ billing it as the first dual-species tablet game to let humans play along with their feline friends.

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Are Video Games Causing Changes In Our Brains? — Health Check

Is your kid hooked on video games? New research says simple brain-wiring may be to blame.

Brain scans conducted on 154 teenagers who played video games at least nine hours per week found the structure and activity in the part of the brain associated with reward processing was larger than in those who played less often.

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Teacher Uses Angry Birds to Explain Projectile Motion to Students

With over 200 million downloads to mobile devices, Angry Birds is a full-fledged phenomenon. Now an Atlanta teacher has found a way to use it as an educational tool as well.

Since the birds are catapulted into the sky, John Burk, a ninth-grade physics teacher, felt it was a great way to teach students the laws of projectile motion.

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Are Violent Video Games Contributing To the Declining Crime Rate?

A new academic paper suggests that the proliferation of violent videos games over the past 20 years has contributed to the more than 50 percent decrease in violent crime over that time period.

The paper’s authors analyzed published studies on the topic of violence and video games, and were able to conclude that “though there is evidence that violent video games cause aggression in a laboratory setting, there is no evidence that violent video games cause violence or crime.”

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Video Game Sales to Minors

In a 7-2 vote, the US Supreme Court ruled Monday that it’s unconstitutional to ban kids from buying or renting violent video games, saying that despite fears the games may prompt children to emulate what’s seen in them, the government has no right to “restrict the ideas to which may be exposed.”

The decision in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association upholds that of the 9th Circuit federal appeals court, which previously tossed out a California ban on the sale or rental of such games to minors.

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