They are blaming world violence on video games because of what is portrayed inside of a little CD, but I do not think that video games are the cause. In this essay I will discuss reasons why video games do not exploit violent acts into the kids of America because children know not to mimic video games, teen violence is not as high as it was in the 1990s, and video games can be educational. While raising a child, it is requisite that you teach it what to do and what not to do. If you do not, then they will be curious to try new things, dangerous or not. Unless you have raised a child with a disorder or disability they should not be easily influenced to do things they should not do.
Al... ... middle of paper ... ...sive because they don’t see a problem with it. Parents can limit the amount of television their child watches, and by simply doing that, their child’s behavior would change to being less aggressive. Along with the violence in television, people around the world are also becoming extremely dependent on technology and this would greatly increase in the future, for the simple fact that human’s believe technology makes everything easier. References American Psychological Association (2008). Violence in the Media — Psychologists Study TV and Video Game Violence for Potential Harmful Effects.
Television can not influenced all of us, but it can definitely influence young children, who are, “curious and easily influenced. They tend to mimic and repeat what they hear and see on television without knowing of right and wrong” (Simmons 149). These influences depend on what kinds of shows children are watching. Parents are the one controlling theirs children, but without parental supervision children will watch what pleases them; that is were the problem lies. For example, if a child is watching a movies that contain violent acts, that can have some bad side effects.
Children do.” By childfrienly.org is why parents should influence their children positively instead of negatively. Several arguments can be made on the topic that Television is playing a good or bad role in the society, but “most of the philosophers, social scientists, and critics have agreed that Television is playing a fundamental role in the development of violence in society.” Television has had an unpleasant effect on the daily lives of the greater population with sex drugs and immoralities, but it has also had its pleasant effects. So stop watching so much TV and start living, there is way more to life then movies and video games.
I can’t say that I agree completely with Tuplin because I feel that these games can be beneficial in both escaping from reality and relieving stress during stressful times however I feel that there needs to be an age restriction and enforcement on such violent games and movies. In addition, Tuplin addresses that these gamers who play games like “Grand Theft Auto”... ... middle of paper ... ... with unlimited advanced technological opportunities we will continue to see problems in this area. Children are exposed to technology at ages as young as two years old. It is easier for a parent to hand their child an iPad rather than to teach them singlehandedly. So again I say that the blame is not necessarily the technology but rather the parents fault for allowing the technology to take ahold of a young child’s developing mind.
However, violent video games do not cause an increase in aggression, in adolescents. The forceful plan by the government is caused by an exaggeration of the effects of violent video games and this plan are indeed pointless. Besides the violent contents, video games have several positive aspects. Video games can push children's competence to the limit by forcing them to master certain ability to overcome the obstacles in the level. For example, "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six" series have become one of the games that requires intense dedication and concentration.
They are encouraging kids to buy the new IPhone or the new action figure. While it is not just products, children are also being influenced to act a certain way. TV and movie stars are teaching kids how to act based on characters they portray in movies and TV shows, which often times are not the right ways a child should act. Artists and other celebrities strongly affect the trends in clothing and ... ... middle of paper ... ...hild conforming to the ways of the media icons, then the kids will be less likely to act that way. The parents are a key part in loosening the grip the media market has on young children.
The public’s rapid grasp of entertainment media and its assimilation into American culture logically indicate that there must be positive benefits to using the new technologies. However, nothing is free from criticism. Parents and psychologists have recently come to question the effects of television and entertainment media on infants and young children. Some believe that the unnatural nature of television makes it fundamentally bad and unsuited for the development and learning of young children. Views like these have led the American Academy of Pediatrics to question if perhaps television and entertainment media should be “avoided” for infants and children younger than 2 years old.
The V Chip is a new invention that enables parents to edit what their children watch. It is used so that parents can block out a whole TV program in itself. Hopefully this will discourage youngsters from being so violent. Bullies in the movies Although physical violence is portrayed often on screen, few movies have yet conveyed the nastiness of a serial bully and what it's like to live with or deal with such a person. In Fatal Attraction, Demi Moore sexually harasses Michael Douglas who then has a hard time proving his innocence.
There have been many big controversies over videogames but the biggest controversy is violence in video games. Many parents believe that video games will corrupt their children's minds. Thats not always true because many kids can play a game knowing the difference between reality and imagination. Children learn a lot from their parents so if parents tell the kids before they buy them a game that it is reality and that they should never do it. In recent studies by American Psychological Association (APA) and Brown University that violent video games like shooters can boost children's learning, health, and social skills (washingtonpost).