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Comment: Re:What? (Score 2) 250

by tsa (#48348275) Attached to: Long-term Study Finds No Link Between Video Game Violence and Real Violence

I agree. Hollywood has learned us that violence solves every problem. Even children's cartoons are full of angry characters and violence these days. I wouldn't let my kids watch Cars II, for instance, and there are more 'children's cartoons' like that. I can't believe all the violence kids see during their lives doesn't have any influence on them, especially if they watch it without their parents around to help them make sense of what they see.

Comment: Re:Conscious (Score 1) 91

by tsa (#48344737) Attached to: fMRI Data Reveals How Many Parallel Processes Run In the Brain

Yet research shows that people drive nearly equally bad while calling handsfree as while calling handheld. Just like in a computer, multitasking means being slower performing both skills. And because the environment changes while you talk or listen to someone while driving, you will miss more and thus be surprised by unexpected things more.

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