Time: Wednesday 21 September 2016 at 10:00 - 12:00
Location: V34, Teknikringen
Teachers: Daniel Pargman (pargman) , Malin Picha Edwardsson (picha)
Student groups: TMETM_2, TMMTM_2
Guest: Jan Christofferson, administrative officer at the Swedish Media Council
Title: Violent computer games and aggression
Talk: There has been a lot of research carried out in order to assess the relationship between violent media and aggression. The results are inconclusive. Furthermore: what is aggression if it is not manifested in actual violent behavior? How has aggression been defined in the research that has been conducted? This presentation discusses the results from the Swedish Media Council’s survey Violent computer games and aggression – an overview of the research 2000-2011.
About: Jan Christofferson is administrative officer at the Swedish Media Council, a government agency with the remit to promote the empowering of minors as conscious media users and to protect them from harmful media influences.