Violence is "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, development, or deprivation." As it is stated on Webster Dictionary. Violent video games has a large impact on teenagers. Recent studies have shown that through violent video games teenagers aggression, and behaviors begin to increase at a dramatic rate. Lastly, violent video games addiction causes teenagers conscience to almost decay.
Introduction Violent video games are special games, which negatively influences to the attitude and behavior. These video games are popular between children and teenagers. Since 1980-s years violent games are in political discussion. Because when teenagers usually play violent video games, they are becoming aggressive and then they face with psychological problems. For this, some people claim that violent games are harmful for society and they affect to behavior and health.
Secondly, the exposure to violent video game provokes adolescents to behave poorly. “(Gentile & Anderson, 2003) state that playing video games may increase aggressive behavior because violent acts are continually repeated throughout the video game”. Whatever adolescents see they do; For example, the concept of ... ... middle of paper ... ...ve damaging effect on children in today’s generation. The effects are aggressive behavior, bad health and bad school grades. It is every important that we as a sociality prevent this from happening by observing the games they play and assuring that it is safe before it is too late.
Video Games This generation kids are addicted to video games. Video games are simulations where the player has control. These video games have negative effects on people Video games affect people in negative ways; they cause bad behavior, bad social life, and brain effects. Video Games Affect People’s Behavior Children become more aggressive. In “Can Playing Video Games be Harmful to Your Kids” Manshacher stated, “There is increased risk of being aggressive and normalizing aggressive behavior if violence-based games are played.”(P27).
Adolescents and children are revealed to violent games could have a bad influence which should be controlled in today’s society. Video games are violent and they affect young teens because they are exposed to explicit material. Modern violent video games such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 contains a lot of destruction, the use of military weapons and even blood and gore scenes. The video game is violent because it actually gives the real life feeling of doing illegal actions such as random killing. It can even promote bad actions through repetitive exposure to the weapons used in the game.
Violent video games popularity heightens in today’s technological society, especially with children and teenagers. Many children and teenagers play these violent video games, and most parents worry about the side effects that will stem later in life from too much violence in these violent video games. Some children have trouble associating the difference between reality and fiction. Also, violent video games hinder the social growth of children. Many people and researchers worry that the violent video games have negative effects on teenagers and children, and these people and researchers believe that these violent video games are the cause of youth violence.
They have trouble adjusting their environment as in their “own world.” Violent video games also change a child’s academic performance by becoming addicted to their video games. Their addiction leads to arguing with teachers, pick up fights with other classmates, score low grades on test and also skip their homework. Violent video games also affect children’s health, leading them to obesity, syndromes, and disorders. Violent video games do have their negative
The first text was an article entitled, “Children and Violent Video Games”, which was found on the Dr. Phil’s website. The second text was an article by Christopher J. Ferguson and Cheryl K. Olson entitled “Video Game Violence Use Among “Vulnerable” Populations: The Impact of Violent Games on Delinquency and Bullying Among Children with Clinically Elevated Depression or Attention Deficit Symptoms.” The first article from Dr. Phil’s website explains how these violent video games install aggression and hatred towards others. The second article shows how research has proven that such accusations are false, and in fact, some of these types of aggressive media actually help children release anger and frustration they possess. The first text speaks to its audience about the negative effects violent video games have on children. The article starts off by stating “that on an average a boy plays thirteen hours of video games per week and girls, on average, play five hours per week”(1).
Violent Video Games Did you know that video games aren’t just fun and games anymore? It may be influencing your child to hurt others. Video games are very enjoyable, but they are also very dangerous and unhealthy for children. More than 90% of children and adolescents play video games, the majority of those games contain violent content. However, this does not mean all types of video games are bad and that children will only develop bad habits from playing the video games.
Children that play violent video games at such a young age will have a bad effect on them. “Not everybody who plays these games will become murderers, just as not everybody who smoke gets cancer” (Quittner, J). Every day people play with these games will have an effect on the way they look at things, they will begin to have aggressive thoughts, and they will begin to have a change in behavior. On average boys spend thirteen hours per week and girls spend five hours on video games. This amount of time a week will have a major effect of these children minds.