Affiliation: University of Innsbruck
- Playing prosocial video games increases empathy and decreases schadenfreudeTobias Greitemeyer
Department of Psychology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Emotion 10:796-802. 2010..e., schadenfreude). These results lend further credence to the predictive validity of the General Learning Model (Buckley & Anderson, 2006) for the effects of media exposure on social tendencies...
- Denying humanness to others: a newly discovered mechanism by which violent video games increase aggressive behaviorTobias Greitemeyer
Department of Psychology, University of Innsbruck, Maximilianstr 2, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Psychol Sci 22:659-65. 2011..Thus, it appears that video-game-induced aggressive behavior is triggered when victimizers perceive the victim to be less human...
- Playing prosocial video games increases the accessibility of prosocial thoughtsTobias Greitemeyer
University of Innsbruck, Psychology Department, Maximilianstr 2, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
J Soc Psychol 151:121-8. 2011..Thus, depending on the content of the video game, playing video games can harm but may also benefit social relations...
- The effects of risk-glorifying media exposure on risk-positive cognitions, emotions, and behaviors: a meta-analytic reviewPeter Fischer
Department of Psychology, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Psychol Bull 137:367-90. 2011..The theoretical, practical, and societal implications of the present research synthesis are discussed...