Violent Video Games Cause Agression

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Scientists have warned for years that playing violent video games causes players to become more aggressive.

The researchers found that participants who played “Call of Duty,” “Hitman,” “Killzone” and “Grand Theft Auto,” were more aggressive – than participants who played a nonviolent game. In addition, for participants that had not played many violent video games before completing the study, playing a violent game in the lab caused a reduced brain response to photos of violence – an indicator of desensitization. Moreover, this reduced brain response predicted participants’ aggression levels: the smaller the brain response to violent photos, the more aggressive participants were. Participants who spent a lot of time playing violent video games before the study showed small brain response to violent photos, regardless of which type of game they played in the lab.

FREE MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT

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SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2011 • 2 pm • Van Cortlandt Park (Broadway at 246 Street)
David Gilbert-Papo Vazquez-Halley Gilbert

Free Concert by City Island Musician

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAIc7_hre3k

Ms.Yirong Chen, who has performed and played her Chinese classical instrument all over the world will offer a free area concert.

Yirong Chen will be performing on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 @ 1P Free Admission
St. Paul's Church National Historic Site
897 South Columbus Avenue
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
914-667-4116

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Documents indicate that after inventing Geometry and Physics, Romans invented History—apparently and primarily, it was their way to document many inventions.

NYPD Enforcing Bike Laws

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NYC Cops say they're cracking down in response to citizen gripes about unsafe cyclists riding on city sidewalks.

Salute Fleet Week

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A fleet of nine Navy and Coast Guard ships has arrived on the West Side of New York City.

Happy Birthday-Jackie Kyle Kall

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Today is a very special day here on the Island...

City Island Issues

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Mayor wants to close Firehouse ladder 53, our property values are dropping, the avenue has too many speeding vehicles, one of our barbers was busted, and our citizens continue helping each other out...etc.

City Island Memorial Day Parade

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City Island's Annual Memorial Day Parade will start at 2:3P this year. For the first time ever, a local high school band will march and perform along the parade route.

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