Harris was one of the t... ... middle of paper ... ...n that there seems to be no direct link to violent behavior and playing violent videogames. Studies even show that adolescent crime has decreased as videogames have become more realistic and graphic, showing that they seem to have a more calming effect on kids. As long as people can continue to differentiate between what’s real and what’s not, we should be just fine. However, as long as there are crusty old curmudgeons out there who are afraid of things they don’t understand, then videogames will always be under heavy fire. Works Cited Ahmed, Shahed.
This shows that violent video games aren't as bad as depression and delinquent peers at creating violent. Although that may be true directly, some delinquent behavior is caused by violent video games. So even if they didn't play video games, then the delinquent peers probably did, so they were still affected by violent video games. Although some people believe violent video games to be fine for children, those kind of games aren't because they can cause aggressive behavior. However, one of the worst results of violent video games is increased aggression levels.
2014. Kutner, Lawrence, and Cheryl K. Olson. Grand Theft Childhood : The Surprising Truth about Violent Video Games and What Parents Can Do. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008. Print.
If we can stop violence or at least have less violence the world would be a safer,prettier place. Teens,kids,and adults can be affected by video games. Mostly teens and kids can be affected because adults don't really play video games. “Researchers generally believe that people with psychopathic tendencies can at least be affected by video game violence”(Kerstetter). These are the people we would normally think to not give a gun or knife to.
They think that violent video games make people violent, but that is not the case. Violent people play violent video games. Not everyone who plays video games are violent, but those who already are violent will play them as an outlet for their frustration and rage. If anything, video games keep violent people from going out and killing people in real life because they can vent in the virtual world. People become violent because of a lot of different factors in life.
Nevertheless, with the level of practicality, there are also negative affects to humanity. Since the manufacture of violent video games, there has been a constant quarrel whether or not violent video games increase fierceness in the player. Studies display concerns about the effect of violent video games on young individuals who play videogames disproportionately. Although some individuals believe that violent video games have no effect on them, they can lead to violent behavior. Violent video games can cause people to not live completely an ordinary life.
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That’s a really big deal,” This is a really controversial subject amongst gamers and parents, on whether violent video games cause real-life violence. Lots of people think they do, while lots of people think they don’t. There is research that points both ways in the subject, although I believe that the evidence points to it not causing violence. The violent video games we play today could be causing violence around the world, some evidence points towards violent games being a culprit in the Sandy Hook school shooting. Some people say that early childhood is the worst time to expose a person to violence in their life.
In all reality, it is what it is, a game. Furthermore, according to psychologist Christopher Ferguson, “Although there are some studies that find links between violent games and mild forms of aggression, there are also studies which find no evidence for any links at all.” Also, some investigators found that gruesome video games make teens convulsive and hostile. The deliberation betw... ... middle of paper ... ...dren are learning from this, then they should be under adult supervision during these activities or banned from them. It is the responsibility of the parents and not the law to make sure that their sweet children don’t grow up to be aggressive serial killers. Works Cited Schulzke, Marcus.
What will happen if video games become more and more violent and realistic? On the other hand, are video games to blame at all for the increase of violence in kids? When violence in video games started to increase, people started noticing an increase in the aggression of their children as well. This brought about the assumption that the violence in video games has a large impact on the way children behave. There is no correlation between violence in video games and aggression in the ones who play them.