Annotated Bio Essay

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Haoyu Jia Ms. Alicusic ESL 015 Annotated Introduction Many people say that shooting crimes happened in young age can refer to those violent video games; but after reading this paper, you will find out more things about the shootings and video games. There is no direct link between video game and shootings, just like you can’t say guns create shootings. It is wasting of time to try to prove video games cause shootings. Anderson, C. A., Shibuya, A., Ihori, N., Swing, E. L., Bushman, B. J., Sakamoto, A., . . . Saleem, M. (2010). Violent video game effects on aggression, empathy, and prosocial behavior in eastern and western countries: A meta-analytic review.Psychological Bulletin, 136(2), 151. In this journal, these eight authors talk about the violent game effects on aggression, empathy, and prosocial behavior in eastern and western countries. Especially in the chapter “Video Game Violence”, it talks about how the video game violence has been found and it gives me a specific rate function of average effects on aggressive behavior of r + =0.15 (K = 25, N = 2772) and r + =0.19 (K = 33, N = 3033). This journal gives me something that the first one didn’t, like the specific links between video game and violence, and I can use that to find out the relationship between video game and crime is breakable so I can support my topic. For example the data they have is from early 21th century and I believe that is outdate. Ferguson, Christopher J. "The School Shooting/Violent Video Game Link: Causal Relationship Or Moral Panic?." Journal Of Investigative Psychology & Offender Profiling 5.1/2 (2008): 25-37. Criminal Justice Abstracts. Web. 6 Nov. 2013. This is the best article that I’ve found for my research. It talks about the overview of the video games at first, and then it provides the data of the school shooters. The good thing about this journal is

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