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Gaming - Anger not linked to violent content

Recent studies points to gamers’ aggression is linked with frustration and failure rather than violent content.
This study was the first to not only focus on the content, but at the player’s psychological experience with video games. 462 more words


Deciphering the Dance: Is it fear, leash reactivity, or aggression?

I’ve spoken about Phoebe’s reactivity before as it’s been one of the major anxiety based behaviours we needed to overcome. Some of our work on this has included… 1,423 more words


Speak softly and carry on with your shtick

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) lectured Secretary of State John Kerry recently on the Obama administration’s conduct of foreign policy.  One of McCain’s heroes, he said, is President Theodore Roosevelt, who is identified with the maxim, “Speak softly and carry a big stick.”[1]  McCain thought that was a good practice for U. 1,248 more words

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Good Books - Aggression, Repression and Civilization

I am currently engrossed in some good books, so it seems to be the best thing for me to talk about on here right now. 615 more words


Competence-impeding electronic games and players' aggression: the short-version (Przybylski et al., 2014)

Andrew Przybylski (University of Oxford) tweeted a press release foreseen to create a lot of twitter activity and press media.

What causes gamers to feel agressive when playing video games?

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Why It Is Important to Exercise Your Puppy

Every puppy needs daily exercise, both mental and physical to ensure their energy has been drained, and to help keep them on their best behavior, and depending on the breed and age, they may require between 30 minutes for puppies aged 5 months, up to a couple hours for older adolescent pups, aged 6-18 months. 336 more words

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Detachment and PTSD

Today I broke down in tears at a song that I have always seen as quite moving. I was happily drinking my coffee chatting to my son, making a cushion cover while he “helped” me by drawing on my scraps of material when I listened to ‘Savage Garden’ ’2 beds and a coffee machine’. 920 more words