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Researcher: No Evidence For Link Between Video Game Violence & Real Life Violence

Credit: Wikipedia Commons
Credit: Wikipedia Commons

Two mass shootings in the space of 24 hours in El Paso Texas and Dayton Ohio have shocked the nation and sent lawmakers scrambling for answers. 

Some have placed the blame on violent video games and other media. 

Stetson University associate professor of Psychology Chris Ferguson joins Intersection for a conversation about why policymakers focus on video games in the aftermath of violent events, and whether there’s a link between virtual violence and real life violence.