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See detailAre cyber bullies less empathic? Adolescents' cyber bullying behavior and empathic responsiveness
Steffgen, Georges UL; Pfetsch, Jan UL; König, Andreas UL et al

in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (2011), 14(11), 643-648

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Melzer, André UL; Donoso, Véronica

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See detailBringing empathy into play: On the effects of empathy in violent and nonviolent video games
Happ, Christian UL; Melzer, André UL; Steffgen, Georges UL

in Anacleto, J.L.; Fels, S.; Graham, N. (Eds.) et al Entertainment Computing - ICEC 2011: 10th International Conference, ICEC 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 5-8, 2011, 6972 (2011)

While violent media has adverse effects on cognition, emotion and behavior, prosocial content promotes these variables in a prosocial way. Greater individual levels of empathy as well as increasing the ... [more ▼]

While violent media has adverse effects on cognition, emotion and behavior, prosocial content promotes these variables in a prosocial way. Greater individual levels of empathy as well as increasing the level of empathy in media content typically foster prosocial behavior and reduce aggression. Two experiments replicated game content findings, and also showed that inducing empathy prior to a video game had a positive influence on behavior. However, under certain circumstances, inducing empathy before playing a violent video game may even have negative effects on behavior. As empathy is a common tool in prevention programs, the implications of these findings are discussed. [less ▲]

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Melzer, André UL

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See detailViolence for the masses: The impact of violence in electronic mass media
Melzer, André UL; Happ, Christian UL; Steffgen, Georges UL

in Herzog-Evans, Martine (Ed.) Transnational criminology manual (2010)

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See detailEffects of traditional bullying and empathy on cyberbullying
Steffgen, Georges UL; Pfetsch, Jan; König, Andreas UL et al

in Proceedings of the XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology ECDP. (2010)

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