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Rosalyn De Leon
Annotated Bibliography

Gentile, Douglas A. et al (2004). The effects of violent video game habits on adolescent hostility, aggressive behaviors, and school performance. Retrieved October 4, 2010, from pdfcast.org: http://pdfcast.org/pdf/the-effects-of-violent-video-game-habits-on-adolescent-hostility-aggressive-behaviors-and-school-performance

Dr Douglas A. Gentile is a researcher who studies the effects of media on children and adults, may it be positive or negative. He has a Media Research Lab at Iowa State University where he conducts his studies. He is an associate professor of psychology at Iowa State University and has over twenty years of experience in conducting research with children and adults. The book is about the effects of violent video games on adolescents, and their school performance. These video games, if violent the children become violent and that if educational, the child will now show any difficulty in learning in school. I learned that while video games are for leisure, it does affect the mind, especially on how one thinks and acts. This show the effects of games when it comes to school, while others do not completely touch on this topic.

Gentile, Douglas A. (2009). Video Games Affect the Brain—for Better and Worse. Retrieved October 4, 2010 from http://www.dana.org/news/cerebrum/detail.aspx?id=22800

Dr Douglas A. Gentile is a researcher who studies the effects of media on children and adults, may it be positive or negative. He has a Media Research Lab at Iowa State University where he conducts his studies. He is an associate professor of psychology at Iowa State University and has over twenty years of experience in conducting research with children and adults. This article is about how games affect people, if they benefit or learn from it, or if these games just kill brain cells. These games can either teach the player skills, or take away a person's sensitivity. One of the benefits mentioned was...
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