Interacting With Video

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Table of Contents

1 Effects of Interactive Entertainment Technologies on Children's Development 3
2 Mediated Messages: Gender, Class, and Cosmos in Home Video Games 9
3 Contextualizing Video Game Violence: From Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1 to Mortal Kombat 2 25
4 Gender Differences in Children's Constructions of Video Games 39
5 Impact of Virtual Reality on Young Adults' Physiological Arousal and Aggressive Thoughts: Interaction versus Observation 67
6 Video Games as Cultural Artifacts 85
7 Effect of Video Game Practice on Spatial Skills in Girls and Boys 95
8 Effects of Video Game Playing on Measures of Spatial Performance: Gender Effects in Late Adolescence 115
9 Cognitive Socialization by Computer Games in Two Cultures: Inductive Discovery or Mastery of an Iconic Code? 141
10 Two-Dimensional Representation of Movement Through Three-Dimensional Space: The Role of Video Game Expertise 169
11 Action Video Games Informal Education: Effects on Strategies for Dividing Visual Attention 187
Author Index 207
Subject Index 213
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