There are a lot a video games out in the world today and about half of these games include some type of violence. Many are to blame violent video games for aggressive behavior with much evidence which are given in “Violent Video Games Promote Violence”, “Violent video games and desensitization”, “Tying Columbine to Video Games”, “Grand Theft Childhood” and “Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association”. Video games were created to create fun in the lives of kids and people of all ages who want to have fun. Though violent video games have evolved to be a big part of what video games are. As some people believe and have studied such as Bill Korach who wrote “Violent Video Games Promote Violence”, violence is what creates real world problems.
Can Video Games Make People Violent Or Affect Lives In A Negative Way. You always hear people saying violent video games can make you a more violent person, then you hear people defending video games saying that video games do nothing wrong and instead its the peoples problem. People have been arguing over this debate for many years. I will be writing about violent video games and how they don 't make you more violent. There 's lots of people who play violent video games but many of them aren 't violent at all and the people who happen to be actually violent can and have put a bad stigma over parts of the gaming community.
Video games, at least graphic violent ones, and violence go hand in hand. “...our ﬁndings demonstrated that violent video gaming was positively related to individual delinquent behavior, whereas non-violent video gaming was not. This indicates that the association between video games and delinquent behavior depends on the content” (Exelmans, Custers, & Bulck, 2015, p. 276). This study proves that violent video games are linked to violent behavior. Video games can lead to violence in real life since they offer children mental fulfillment which leads children to want to play them, and video game makers are targeting the majority of consumers (adults) which means children are playing adult themed games every day, in turn causing children to normalize the violence they see while they are young and impressionable.
Violent Video Games and Violent Behaviour Hazel O’ Connor The University of Limerick Violent video games and violent behaviour Oxford dictionary defines violence as “behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt, damage or kill”. Violence has always existed, but is the use of violence in the popular video games played today causing an increase in this problem? “Violence is one of the most fun things to watch” – Quentin Tarentino..REFERENCE With the demand for video games growing constantly in today’s world, it is not surprising that there are concerns relating to the impact of these games on players. Now, 89% of video games contain violence (Children Now, 2001). It is, therefore, no wonder this topic piques much curiosity
Video Games Aren’t as Bad as People Think; Role-Playing Video Games Promote Development of the Brain They make you violent and aggressive. You’ll become anti-social. Your eyes will weaken until they can barely function. These are the stereotypes often associated with playing video games. Parents and other adults think that games like Call Of Duty and Assassin’s Creed will change the behaviour of the children in a negative.
We will also discuss video games and emotion since emotion also affects overall wellbeing. I have done research to see if what people were saying about video games being negative or if it just happened to be correlation instead of causation. Introduction Some people believe violence in video games
One possibility for any aggression that is seen after playing a violent video game could be due to priming that occurs from the video game. Ferguson, Olson, Kutner, and Warner (2014) state that it is not clear if violent video games are a factor in long-term youth aggression. Hundreds of studies have examined violent video games, focusing on the potential outcomes of playing violent video games. Even though there is a lot of attention put on playing violent video games and its cause on aggressive behavior, there is little research on what leads youth the play such games, or who plays them (DeCamp, 2017). The child could already have aggressive tendencies before even being introduced to playing violent video games so it is hard to say whether or not playing these types of video games could cause the aggressive
Moreover, the individual can have dark circles around the eyes and muscle stiffness due to lack of exercise or sitting in the same posture for long hours. Adolescents who get addicted to video games may refuse food or do not sleep for long hours which eventually can lead to sleeping disorder or diet related health issues. Therefore, teenagers should not play video games as it effects badly on their physical
With this in mind, some researchers are alleging that aggressive behavior is resulting from violent video games while others disagree completely. Studies show children that already have aggressive tendencies prior to playing video games will be aggressive by nature. Furthermore, researchers discovered that the length of game play and the competitiveness of the game can have more effect on the violent behavior than the type of game being played. It is too complicated to determine how violent video games