Short-term gain, long-term pain

“A new study by two University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate students examined the impact of violent video games, finding that they can relieve stress, but boost aggression.

The study, published in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, examined responses from 82 undergraduate communications majors. Half played a nearly-impossible game appropriately called, “Maximum Frustration”; the other half went directly to the second phase of the study….”

Via UW study finds violent video games relieve short-term stress, but increase hostility @ JS Pulse Blog.