Think video games create violence? Think again.
In 2006, 18 year-old Devin Moore, with no criminal record (but a history of playing games such as Grand Theft Auto), was arrested for car theft. He also assaulted an officer, stole his firearm, shot a 9-1-1 dispatcher in the head, and drove away in a stolen cop car. For the media the connection seemed clear: playing violent video games encouraged real-life violence. (read more…)