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    Forum Computer Games Make Players Less Violent

    A new study of computer gamers has found that a session in front of World of Warcraft can make players less stressed and more calm. The study questioned 292 male and female online gamers aged between 12 and 83 about anger and stress. They then played the game for two hours and were retested. "There were actually higher levels of relaxation before and after playing the game as opposed to experiencing anger, but this very much depended on personality type," said team leader Jane Barnett from Middlesex University

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    What? There's a 83 year old online gamer? Don't think so.

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    haha an 83 year old playing WOW, i'd love to see that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by myuusmeow View Post
    What? There's a 83 year old online gamer? Don't think so.
    Yeah thats what i thought at first, but hey through them into a match of unreal tournament and see how relaxed they are.

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    I play WoW. Calms the hell outa me personally. I could get off of that game after a few hours and get punched in the arm and probably not even get hostile towards the person. Maybe its just me though.

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