According to recent research from Texas University cooperative games has the most effect of decreasing aggression towards other people especially if you play with helpful partners. The game then becomes a learning, problem-solving and socializing environment despite its violent content, which means four levels of engagement. The research is published in two studies where the participants played different games alone or cooperatively where the latter group was significantly less aggressive than those who played alone. The research projects were lead by John Velez, assistant professor of journalism and electronic media at Texas Tech University. Source: Texas Tech University
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