July 2015, 4(3)
There is broad consensus: Media researchers agree that violent media increase aggression in children, and pediatricians and parents concur.
Consensus on media violence effects: Comment on Bushman, Gollwitzer, and Cruz (2015).
Manufacturing consensus in a diverse field of scholarly opinions: A comment on Bushman, Gollwitzer, and Cruz (2015).
Agreement across stakeholders is consensus: Response to Ivory et al. (2015).
Elevation (sometimes) increases altruism: Choice and number of outcomes in elevating media effects.
The effects of sexually–explicit literature on sexual behaviors and desires of women.
October 2015, 4(4)
Violent video games and real-world violence: Rhetoric versus data.
Impersonal agencies of communication: Comparing the effects of video games and other risk factors on violence.
Violent video games and physical aggression: Evidence for a selection effect among adolescents.
From the couch to the sports field: The longitudinal associations between sports video game play, self-esteem, and involvement in sports.
Daily videogame use and metacognitive knowledge of effective learning strategies.
School-age children show a bias toward fantasy classifications after playing a platform game.
Video game play and copycat crime: An exploratory analysis of an inmate population.
Contextualizing video game play: The moderating effects of cumulative risk and parenting styles on the relations among video game exposure and problem behaviors.