14 Dec 2018

Video gamers more immune to disturbing images

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:25 pm on 14 December 2018

There's long been a debate about whether violent video games impact players, emotionally or mentally.

A new study by the University of New South Wales has found that gamers are more immune to disturbing images than non-players. The study looked at what's called "emotion-induced blindness".

Its author, cognitive psychologist Dr Steve Most, explains what that means.

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