Above The Noise

Are Video Games Really Making Us More Violent?

Season 4 Episode 5 | 7m 15s  | Video has closed captioning.

After tragic mass shootings, we often hear politicians blame violent video games, but the research doesn’t really support that claim. There’s little scientific evidence to suggest that playing violent video games leads to mass homicide or violence in real life. Instead the debate in the research field is about the role violent video games play on more minor levels of aggression.

Aired: 01/08/20

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Above The Noise is a local public television program presented by KQED.