Effect of violent video games on Children’s behavior For a long time, research on the effect of violent video games on people especially children have been sparse and weak. However, the current research findings have shown a clear connection between children’s exposure to violence in video games and anti-social behaviors such as extreme aggressiveness in real life (Anderson& Gentile, 2006). Those children exposed to more violent video games have
Impacts of Violent Video Games Nowadays, many cases related to violence happens in Indonesia. Violence cases does not only happen around adults but also happens around teenagers and children. Video games become one of the factors that causes the violence around teenagers and children. A study published in Psychological Science March 2010 showed that intense consumption of multimedia games will worsen the child 's ability to read and write. Exposure to video games make kids focus split because they are busy thinking of ways to improve their game scores.
The negative effect of video games is that they alter certain regions of the brain. According to a research mentioned by Alice Park, a recent study explored how video games alter the brain functioning among young adult. In the study, 28 students participated, and they were told to play either a violent video game or a non-violent game every day for a whole week. To explore the effects of video games on the young adults’ brains, researchers used functional MRI to scan their brains while the children were busy trying to complete the objectives in the lab that were related to emotional and non-emotional tasks. Researchers found out that those participants who played violent video games illustrated less activity in the regions of the brain that were associated with emotions and attention.
Video Games and Crime Do violent video games make people want to hurt other people in real life? Are they making kids commit crimes? Do they put children in danger? Video games can be violent but, they do sometimes make people want to hurt other people also for a lot of people they play these video games because they just like to play the game and have fun. Video games potentially can make people want to hurt others but most around 90% of people play video games just to have fun.
: Jenna was asked to write a short essay about how violent video games affect children by her English teacher. Read it in silence. Circle the new vocabulary words you find and then, answer the questions below. Teacher: Ms. Rolland Class: 3B Date: August 21st, 2017. Does Violence in Video Games Affect Children?
What many want to do is does graphic violence lead to graphic violence or does it NOT lead to graphic violence so they try to do a research on it if the other side is true, or does it saying that false rumours. This research is in the significance of how does graphic violence affect the mind of a certain person. Understanding the number, there has been a rule in creating video games, if you exceeded the limit of your creation and too much violence, the only tip the expert could provide is to not exceed over the number or frequency of the violence that is showing on the video games you have just published to the world you are not only affecting teenagers, but also young toddlers are getting more violent by just playing video
There are a lot of shooting incidents that happen nowadays, where the suspect has a history in playing violent video games. In fact, they assume that video games were the main reason for the incident of a shooting, which occurred on the 14th of December, 2012 by Adam Lanza who killed 20 children and 6 teachers in Sandyhook Elementary School because of the negative influence violent games had on him (Domenech, 2013, p.1). Despite this event, video games do not cause violence in the real world. Moreover, based on a study from 1996 till 2014 by the U.S. Department of Justice, video games increased in sales at the same time with the decrease of violent crimes. Video games sales had increased more than 3 billion dollars which led to the decrease of violent crimes by 1.5 million crimes over this 8 year period (Ojeda, 2015, para.1).
According to the article made by Wendy Kays (2011), game addiction can be referred to drug addiction, it is a repeating cycle in which the person who is addicted to game will always seek to play again and again. A person who is addicted of gaming is pulled in a small world and suddenly into a larger one and most of the time reaction of video game addicts is with anger and annoyance. Though, gaming addiction can be overcome by self-discipline. According to an article of Daniel Johnson (2013), video game addiction is a real problem because it will consumes your time and even your precious sleeping time but, video game addiction can be beat, first, time yourself while playing games, second read a guide of the game to avoid fantasizing about the game, use a cheat to avoid restarting the game again and again, identify who are your friends and lastly, play with your friends because they will pushed you to do other things when they get bored paying video games. According to the article of Mike Elgan (2006), there is five ways to avoid gaming
Seven hours, that 's the collective average amount of hours a child commits their time to playing video games, and with the modern age of the twenty-first-century technology is advancing faster than we would ever have imagined before. Games designers leech on to this and take advantage of the modern technology nowadays to make there video games more detailing graphics, they advertise the games in a way which it puts children under a hypnotic urge to play there games , but really what we should be asking ourselves is what does playing these video games for seven hours due to the children of this generation? The argument that comes from the most is actually that violent video games may be the thing that letting children have a safe outlet for aggressive and angry emotions which may help in reducing crime, however, However, video game critics say there has been an increase in bullying rate in schools as well as around the environment," In 2008, 32% of students aged twelve to eighteen reportedly said they were being bullied at school compared to 1999 where bullying rate was only at 5%!" Furthermore, players understand when they play a video game the differences between reality and fantasy indicating this makes its highly unlikely that they are copying the violence from there video games. Contradictory though a judge in "2008 criticised Grand Theft Auto "The judge "jailed a 19-year-old boy, from Ashford, Kent for eight years of sexual assaults on for women" Also In "2005
In the video psychiatrist Dr. Az, online campaigner Geordie Guy, and the two news hosts are discussing the connection between violent video games and crime. There has been a great deal of crime, where the ones doing the crime, has played violent video games. Some of the crimes are the Columbine High School shooting and the Utøya massacre. Geordie Guy says that there is no link between violent video games and real-life crime. The argument, he comes with is that there have been about 30 years of research and the research shows that there is no link.