However, these video games have many types like FPS games, RPG games, MMO games, console games and also other types of video games. One type that is being a problem these days is the Violent video games. These kind of video games are affecting our children in a bad way. The effects of Violent video games can be grouped into three main headings: behavior, health and poor academic performance. One of the leading effects of video games is behavior problems.
With this in mind, violent video games do not make kids more aggressive. Lawmakers have tried to help control the distribution of violent video games to unintended audiences. Among children between the ages 12 and 17 in the United States, “97% of them play video games” (Scutti). Vicious video games have been blamed for school shootings, increases in bullying, violence towards women, desensitizing players to violence, rewards for simulating violence, and teaching children that violence is acceptable (Procon.org). On the contrary, the author of Procon.org reports that The Entertainment Software Rating Board established
Typically the word addiction is used in association with abuse of substances such as alcohol or drugs. Moreover, gamers who are addicts often run away from their real life problems by playing video games. For instance, shy or socially awkward people usually are those that become addicts. Because of their inability to communicate with real people or the real world, they immerse themselves in a world that they can have full control on. Some may have had the
Everything overdone, over spoken, and over thought is bad for us in some way, because we always have to give up something in order to complete the objective we want. Sometimes, the reward can be good, but another times, it can be dreadful. Playing video games very often can be good and bad for children. In some ways, their brains are developed and the motor coordination and the sense of group work are stimulated. However, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent
Bandura, 1986) would hypothesize that playing aggressive video games would lead to the simulation of aggressive behaviour that is children will imitate what they see on screen. • Based on these studies, which were carried out on young children, do seem to suggest that playing video games has the effect of increasing a child’s aggressive behaviour at least in the short term. Supporting Evidence 2: • Playing too much video games could causes lack of social skills. • Children who spend so much time playing games will have less time to interact and socialize with other children. • An addicted children will not develop effective social skills, which will hinder his ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships with their playmates.
There are immense studies conducted by experts regarding violent video games, which further prove their negative impact on children. In these games, children are in control of violence and experience it in their own eyes like shooting, killing, kicking and stabbing. Thus, this active
One of the biggest problems of video games is violence. In order to play and win, the player has to be the aggressor. Before when video games aren't common, sometimes you can see violence in the television, but now, rather than watching it, you are committing the violence. Another major problem concerns the researchers and parent is that violence in these games is often
There are games that literally replicate and give people the ability to score points for doing the very same thing that these students are doing inside schools, where you get extra points for finishing someone off who’s lying there begins for their life.” ( 6) There are several ideas that say young people benefit from these violent video games “Surprisingly, playing video games can help our physical, mental, and emotional health.” It helps them to improve hand eye coordination and thinking ability. These benefits are not worth the risk of being influenced by violent video games. (7) All in all the research and officials say that violent video games affect how children, teenagers and young adults act. Evidence shows that several of the school shootings were done by young people that played violent video games. Some of these were The Columbine shooters, Sandy Hook school shooting and the Virginia Tech shooting.
And in videogames, you get to kill bad creatures. That must be good, right? Wrong! Scientists have long battled over whether violent video games have an adverse effect on young people. Indeed, the conclusions of different groups of researchers are so contradictory they could make a professional acrobat dizzy.
People begin to learn violence and do harmful actions to each other because of inappropriate shows and games they watch on TV and video games. When I arrived in The United States, I noticed that some children were very aggressive. I tried to ask myself about what makes them so violent. By the time, I remarked that it was due images they watch on media and what they see on the street. However, it'll be selfish if we blame TV for our