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MASS MURDER, Males & Video Games


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#1 Rogerdodger

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Posted 24 November 2022 - 12:45 PM

Back in the 1950's public schools had rifle clubs but none of the mass murders commonly seen now.

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Effects of Violent Video Games on Aggressive Cognition and Aggressive Behavior
Published Online:11 Jan 2021
https://www.liebertp...cyber.2019.0676
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This study provides evidence for the hypothesized effect that violent video games are associated with increased aggression.
Perhaps boys' aggressive cognitive networks can be easily activated when exposing to a violent video game and thus they are more aggressive than girls.
The result is in accordance with previous research that violent video games increase player's aggressive thoughts and aggressive behavior.
Violent video games may activate children's aggressive cognitive networks and knowledge rehearsal structures of aggression, and, therefore, cause an increase in aggressive cognition and aggressive behavior.

Perhaps violent video games predict increased moral disengagement and decreased empathy.

Violent video games may provide a context to cultivate aggressive cognition first, and subsequently cause aggressive behavior outcomes.
violent video games directly or indirectly lead to aggressive behavior, especially for boys.
The effect may only work on some aggressive boys. In this sense, educators should decide which type of video game is suitable for their children rather than uphold the idea that “violent video games are no big deal,” because violent video games lead to aggressive behavior by enhancing aggressive cognition.

 

Road Rage anyone?

I also believe the addiction to adrenaline rush is a big contributor to this growing threat.
Although adrenaline has an evolutionary purpose, some people take part in certain activities just for the adrenaline rush. Activities that can cause an adrenaline rush include:
   
    Playing a video game (Grand Theft Auto, etc.)
    watching a horror movie
    skydiving
    cliff jumping
    Mass murder

 

Denial in not a river in Egypt.

 


Edited by Rogerdodger, 24 November 2022 - 12:50 PM.


#2 Rogerdodger

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Posted 24 November 2022 - 11:59 PM

USA passes 600 mass shootings for third straight year...

 

"increased moral disengagement and decreased empathy"

 

"Need" for speed!

 

20+ Mind-Numbing US Road Rage Statistics

Sep 29, 202211. According to the NHTSA, road rage-related deaths have increased by over 500% within the last decade

Drivers who had their judgment clouded by road rage, went ahead and murdered their fellow drivers.

 

Road Traffic Accidents Increase Dramatically Worldwide

 

| PRB NHTSA Early Estimates Show Record Increase in Fatalities

 

Risky driving has likely contributed to uptick in fatal car crashes


Edited by Rogerdodger, 25 November 2022 - 12:09 AM.


#3 Rogerdodger

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Posted 27 November 2022 - 02:51 PM

See what I mean!  LOL!

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Posted 28 November 2022 - 05:39 PM

Southwest flight makes emergency landing after passenger assaulted; other passenger in custody

 

Agents are investigating after a passenger was assaulted on the plane and subsequently hospitalized.

So far this year, as of Nov. 1, the FAA has received 2,178 reports of unruly passenger behavior, prompting more than 760 investigations Last year, 5,981 incidents were reported.