Do Stereotypic Images in Video Games Affect Attitudes and Behavior? Adolescent Perspectives

By Henning, Alexandra, Alaina Brenick, Melanie Killen, Alexander O'Connor and Michael J. Collins

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Publication:
2009
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Article
Journal
Children, Youth and Environments
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Volume
19
Issue
1
Pages
171-197
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No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

This study examined adolescents’ attitudes about video games along with their self- reported play frequency. Ninth and eleventh grade students (N = 361), approximately evenly divided by grade and gender, were surveyed about whether video games have stereo