As a result, the students believe that drugs and sex are fine things to be done. This thought is the main reason to ruin a student’s future. Research has shown that fans of heavy metal and rap music showed a greater tendency to engage in reckless behavior than the people who were not fans of t... ... middle of paper ... ...r canal from a sinus infection can cause ear ache. Moreover, listening to music at high volume can damage the ear drum permanently. Despite the ear problems, loud music can also cause problems in the functioning of the brain.
Teenagers today are negatively impacted by the messages that rap music is sending out through its lyrics, music videos, and through personal statements from the artists. The impacts include perilous things such as drugs, unprotected sex, and murder which will lead to them hurting themselves as well as others. Through censoring music and speaking up, concerned adults can help to diminish these problems although they may never completely disappear. Speech is one of the most impacting ways of getting across what someone wants to say. Through lyrics rap artist are able to convey the message they want to early to the fans.
Exposing children and adolescents (or ‘youth’) to violent visual media increases the likelihood that they will engage in physical aggression against another person…” (FAQs on Violent Video Games and Other Media Violence, 2009) Clearly, Anderson notes in his article how the level of aggression is a direct relation to the amount and intensity of the video games they play. It also teaches that violence is an acceptable method of problem-solving and a necessary way to attain a goal. According to a 2009 study, youth who pla... ... middle of paper ... ...aming microphone. Moreover, being physically imbalanced can lead to depression, which may play with one’s emotions as well as keep them from interacting with others in a positive way. With all the fowl language, one can easily pick up the lingo and express their feelings in the wrong way to others, as well as in an unprofessional and inappropriate manner.
The other is a popular press article published in Psychology Today, titled as “What Your Stuff Reveals about You.” These two articles will make you question the genre of music you listen to. My peer-reviewed article emphasizes violent types of music. It aims to find how songs with violent lyrics may affect your personality by inducing aggressive thoughts and hostile feelings. Exposure to violent music is found to be directly related to the expression of aggressive behavior seen in both youth and adulthood. Each study I will discuss are included in the article.
The October issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter reports that worries about violence of video games, but also gives advice how parents save their children’s health. The parents are in security for their c... ... middle of paper ... ...es aggressive feelings. Those who had played the violent games displayed 40% higher aggression. Conclusion In conclusion, the violent games are more negatively impact for teenagers. It was proven by many researches and experiments.
If one were to listen to rap and become associated with the people in that group, it’s likely that they will become sexually active and become involved in illicit drug use. This could then determine their education (whether or not they drop out of school) and eventually what they end up doing for a living. Music has a very strong influence on the lives of adolescents. It seems almost as if music has a stronger role than things like religion and politics. People usually think that music just determines how adolescents act, but after researching in depth you find that music determines much more than that.
Aggressive behavior is the first example of violence in the media. Aldridge argues that, teens who watch violent movies may behave in an aggressive way towards others for example bullying and fighting in school. This is important because there are high risks of teenage developing into aggressive behavior that may last into adulthood if they are not being supervised on what they see on TV (2010). Fearful of the world may also occur for those who watch violence television programs. According to children and television violence, teens that are being over exposed to violent on television may worry about becoming a target of violence.
Because the nation's youth is being subjected to these types of songs, children and teenagers are committing crimes, drinking alcohol, using drugs, and forming racist or sexist opinions. These actions are learned actions, and are based upon the words written for obscene music. Our country needs to evaluate this music carefully, which can protect our youth from further harm. ''Understanding the nature and extent of the influence of music violence may well be the first step for ensuring a more civil society (Crowley 2).''
They think it will alter the minds of their children and cause them to do things they would have never done if it were never suggested in a song’s lyrics. “Music mirrors the society that creates it” (http://teenmusic.about.com/library/weekly/aa022301a.htm). Some people believe this, while others believe that music causes problems in our society such as crime and drugs. “For every person who believes certain lyrics portray a frightening world, there is another person who finds them deep and powerful because that world is all too real” (http://teenmusic.about.com/library/weekly/aa022301a.htm). A number of people believe there is a correlation between album sales and the parental adviso... ... middle of paper ... ...ost, I believe that music censorship infringes our first amendment to the Constitution, freedom of speech.
I thought that they were interesting and I wanted to learn more about them. I really wanted to focus on the aspect of how they can affect people, specifically teenagers. Being a teenager in high school, and knowing that I could be and have been stereotyped, I wanted to see how they could affect people. When I started researching my topic, I created my thesis: Stereotypes are a serious issue and can seriously affe... ... middle of paper ... ...e psychology lecturer in the United Kingdom. For example, stereotyping all teens in the school band as nerds isn’t always true..