Christopher J. Ferguson
Christopher J. Ferguson is the department chair of psychology at Stetson University. He has written dozens of scholarly articles on media effects and has recently championed a new research paradigm wherein media research itself is subjected to sociological analyses. He has also written a novel, Suicide Kings, and lives in Florida with his wife and son.
Research continues to find that violent video games play a negligible role in societal violence. But the politics of a culture war won’t let the idea go.
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Violent Video Games: Dogma, Fear, and Pseudoscience
Video games are at the center of a modern media-based moral panic. Too often, social scientists have fueled the flames...
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