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Lego 'turning more violent', says study


  • World
  • Monday, 23 May 2016

Star Wars LEGO.

Star Wars LEGO.

CHRISTCHURCH: Lego products are becoming increasingly violent as toymakers engage in an "arms race" to retain children's attention in the digital age, New Zealand researchers said Monday.

The University of Canterbury team here said child's play was becoming more brutal, with a higher proportion of weapons appearing among Lego's building blocks and war-like scenarios featuring in its themed kit sets.

   

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