Published Online: December 12, 2006
Published in Print: December 13, 2006, as Video Games

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Teenagers who play violent video games may display increased activity in areas of the brain associated with emotional arousal, according to research from the Indiana University School of Medicine, located in Indianapolis.

Researchers used magnetic resonance imaging to monitor brain activity in 44 adolescents randomly assigned to play either a violent or a nonviolent video game.

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