Thursday, June 22, 2017

A Video Game Valhalla (With No Quarters Necessary)

Uncommon Journalism speaks with the co-founder of Atlanta's Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo about the appeal of retro gaming to old school hobbyists and iPhone-weaned youngsters alike.


Sunday, June 4, 2017

Is Superhero Media Making Kids More Aggressive?

Brigham Young University researchers recently studied children weaned on a steady diet of Batman, Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk - and all that exposure to superhero media may be influencing kids to act anything but heroic around their peers.
BAD ROLE MODELS? The results of a recent Brigham Young University study suggests prekindergarten children exposed to a heavy dose of superhero media may be more likely to engage in aggressive - and decisively unheroic - behavior with their peers. (Photo Credit James Swift)