Publication Date

1-1-2016

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Polansky, Alan M.

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Division of Statistics

Abstract

The purpose of this report is to examine the trends of video game purchasing and playing compared to the rate of violent crime in the United States. The report will aim to create a model to show if there is any relationship between video games and violent crime and will be able to shed light on a controversial issue, possibly opening up different avenues to look at reducing the rate of violent crime.

The Effects of Video Games on the Rate of Violent Crimes.docx (104 kB)
Main article with summary of data and findings.

Extent

21 Pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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