Based on the results, playing Grand Theft Auto IV does seem to have a priming effect on participants.

  Although the group playing Grand Theft Auto did cheat more than the group playing Hexic, the difference was not significant.

  Perhaps the most surprising aspect of this study was how many participants did cheat when they knew there was a chance they were being videotaped.

  Some limitations in this study include the small sample size and the fact that the sample consisted only of college students, most of whom are freshmen.



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