Research Report

Study Finds That Video Game Loot Boxes Share Link With Problem Gambling

A recent peer-reviewed survey report from David Zendle that was published on PLOS One on November 21st, 2018, titled “Video game loot boxes are linked to problem gambling”, delved into the tangled, gritty web of loot boxes and their potential tie-in with problematic gambling addiction. As some of you may know, unsanctioned or unlicensed gambling is illegal in most developed […]

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Globe And Mail Blames Sexism In Video Games For Girls Not Doing Well On Math Tests

Video games get blamed for every thing. There’s a school shooting? It was probably violent video games. Solo: A Star Wars Story got woke and went broke? It was probably gamers who used Russian bots to tank the film. Girls aren’t doing as well in math tests as boys? It’s probably sexism in video games! That last one is actually […]

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OXFORD STUDY SAYS VIDEO GAME VIOLENCE DOES NOT AFFECT REAL-WORLD TEEN AGGRESSION

Andrew K. Pryzbylski and Netta Weinstein published a report on the Royal Society Publishing website on February 13th, 2019 detailing the latest research in to video games, adolescent aggression, and the effects it may have on their behavior in the real-world. According to the study, the violence levels in the games that were part of the study […]

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[Archive] Twitter Users In The U.S. Are Mostly Female Democrats, According To Survey

New information from the Pew Research Center reveals that majority of Twitter users are Democrats, they’re mostly females, they spend all day on Twitter, and the top 10% of Twitter users make up for 80% of all the tweets published on the platform. The report was published on August 24th, 2019 over on the Pew Research […]

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[Archive] LOLI, ANIME IMAGES DON’T LEAD TO SEXUAL ASSAULT AGAINST REAL CHILDREN, SAYS DANISH REPORT

There have been raging debates about lolicons, shotacons, and censorship in recent months. The United Nations is proposing a draft to State parties in order to enforce censorship of underage drawings, cartoons, and anime that depict characters in sexual situations, while various platforms have moved to ban a lot of loli-related content, including Reddit and […]

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