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#theLIST: Oscars 2014: The 10 Best Dressed

BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.<p>BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.

How violent video games can impact teens' morality

Teenagers' abilities to develop empathy, trust and concern for others are delayed by spending too much time playing violent video games, according to a study conducted in Canada and reported on by BBC News.<p>The study classified violent games as anything that allowed players to kill or maim other …

Violent video games leave teens 'morally immature'

<b>Playing violent video games for long periods of time can hold back the "moral maturity" of teenagers, according to a study in Canada.</b><p>In-depth research into the behaviour of about 100 13- and 14-year-olds found over-exposure to violent games weakened empathy for others.<p>More than half were found to …

Non-violence

Violent Video Games Can Turn Kids Into Progressive Intellectuals

According to a number of recent articles like this one from the BBC, “Violent video games leave teens ‘morally immature.’’”<p>The BBC writes about work done by Mirjana Bajovic, a researcher at Brock University, who published an article in the journal <i>Educational Media International</i> entitled: “Violent …

Seeing things: When gaming messes with reality — and your brain

Damn Tetris blocks. Seeing them everywhere. Can’t sleep. Can’t turn them off.<p>For most of us, gaming offers a momentary escape from the real world, but for some, the distinction between onscreen actions and reality can blur. A recent study highlights how gaming can seriously affect our senses and …