Oxford University Found No Link Between Violent Video Games And Aggressive Behaviour In Teenagers

Numerous research pieces (as well as mainstream media) have constantly told us that there’s a great link between playing violent video games and increased aggression, but a brand new research by Oxford University (carried out by the Oxford Internet Institute) has found that there is absolutely no link between violent video games and increased aggression in teenagers.

‘The idea that violent video games drive real-world aggression is a popular one, but it hasn’t tested very well over time,’ says lead researcher Professor Andrew Przybylski, Director of Research at the Oxford Internet Institute.

The study is one of the most definitive to date. Rather than just survey the teenagers playing the games, the study used information from parents to judge aggression levels in children.

You can read the full report right HERE.