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Even E-Rated Games May Harm Kids, Show 3 New Studies
Just in case you doubted recent findings on the startling effects of video games on real-life behaviors, University of Iowa researchers have published a book discussing three new studies showing striking correlations between even cartoon-like video games an...
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PG-13 Films Teach Kids Violence
A report on top-earning movies marketed to adolescents published in Pediatrics shows that 87 percent of PG-13 films contain scenes of violence. Studying a sample of 77 films released between 1999 and 2000, researchers found 2251 acts of violence, with a me...
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Night Owl Pre-Teens Prone To Bad Behavior
With summer vacation in full swing, many kids are enjoying late nights filled with sleepovers, video game competitions and all-night reading sessions. Parents, however, may want to watch those bedtimes: Experts studying the correlation between sleep and beh...
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Teen Girls in Juvenile Centers More Aggressive Than Male Peers
Incarcerated teen girls are more aggressive than boys in or out of juvenile detention centers, reports a study in the July issue of Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice which shows that the percentage of girls that are aggressive while incarcerated is nearly...
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Child Neglect Leads to Aggression
Child neglect may have as harmful an impact on development as child abuse, according to a report issued in the current edition of Pediatrics.
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