Episode 7

Class in Session: Video Games Can Have Positive Impact on Moral Reasoning

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August 19th, 2020

2 mins 41 secs

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Sure GTA gets the headlines for its love of anarchy but the vast majority of games these days actually have complex moral choices built into the storylines, and those games are having a positive effect on moral reasoning in adolescents, a study from Bournemouth University psychology professor Sarah Hodges finds. We take a look at her methodology, why it argues in favor for ESRB ratings (in some cases) and why video games have a stronger positive effect than a negative one when it comes to moral reasoning.

Read up more on Hodges' study here

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