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Ballard, Mary


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Stress-Induced Analgesia Through Video Game Play 2010 1215 Research on the positive effects of video game play suggests that video games provide an analgesic effect. The majority of research examining the analgesic properties of video games has suggested that cognitive distraction is the primary mechanism t...
Detection of Physiological and Affective Desensitization to Violent Video Games Using Facial Electromyography 2012 874 Some evidence, using the framework of the General Aggression Model (GAM), suggests that exposure to violent video games decreases physiological arousal and blunts affective responses (i.e., produces desensitization) to subsequent exposure to violent ...