Violent games promote anti-Arab attitudes

Playing video games such as Counter-Strike has been found to promote negative stereotypes of Arabs.

Researchers from University of Michigan and Iowa State assessed levels of prejudice against Arabs by those participants that played a terrorism-themed video game versus a golf game.

The results indicate that because of the absence of personal contact, society is more likely to draw stereotypical traits from the media, which rarely depicts Arabs in a positive light.

Read more at University of Michigan, Iowa State