They may unknowingly store the scene their brains and try to make sense of what they have seen. Exposure to sexually explicit materials may shape a child’s sexual values, beliefs, and behaviors, and his or her expectations in relationships. It may also increase a child’s social acceptance of high-risk behavior and may prevent a child’s healthy sexual development. As per Tumbokon (2015), television can also have bad effects on children and may inhibit them from being smart. Children who watch a lot of television programs tend to work less on their homework and retain less skill and information when there is a television on the background.
For instance, if the child studying while watching TV, one couldn’t concentrate properly in study so that it will lead one to get low score. Home work is its victim. Studies are not done properly to save time for TV. Children spend several of times for TV because it has interesting program. It is sure that the more times children experience for watching, less times children use for studying.
Watching violent scenes at an At the start might make the kids feel scary and find every being as mean. Sitting in front of the television, for long hours,will make to be obese because is not exercise. http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/television-effects-on-children-2745.html Television Effects on Children Television is a modern media which brings to us many benefits. Besides,it also causes several negative effects. According to a recent survey, a child watches television more than 4 hours per day, and they are very hard to change this habit.
To begin with, children and teenagers act more aggressive in their behavioral developments as a result of their exposure to the violence face of the media. For example, there are too many TV shows and movies include violence and the young people’s attention to these is rising as well. Especially young boys who faced with violent contents mostly see that aggressive behavior is the only way to solve the difficulties in life and thus their behavioral and attitudes changes in the same direction due to lack of decision making. They are not aware of that kind of changes in their life because they believe what they see in the early growing ages. In addition to this, not only movie scenarios or series but also real events in life containing violence damage children and teenagers in a bad way.
The next negative effect on children, and media, which is parent detachment. Parent detachment can be caused when children simply doesn't want to spend time with a parent, and would rather be playing video games, and watching television. Don't misunderstand, video games are not bad as a whole, but when your child is spending 75% of his day playing, when he could be watching a family movie needs to be stopped. “Studies
Television can be an influential tool for educating young people about the duties and hazards of sexual behavior. Sexuality is frequent major plot features of many TV shows aimed at youth. As broadcast networks have been associated with cable channels, doubtful language and sexual references have become more and more common. Most parents do not usually talk to their kids about sex and relationships, birth control and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and most schools do not give education about sex, so kids get much of their information about sex from television. The problem is that kids are probably not learning what their parents expect them to learn about sex from television.
Family is considered as the most important agent of socialization. For instance, as an infant, we are completely dependent on our parents to survive. They are responsible for teaching us to look after ourselves. They along with the other family member teach us about the moral values customs beliefs and relationships. First onset of beliefs, values, and norms are transferred from our family.
As Anderson and Taylor (2006) asserted that media is playing the role of : socialization as young person (8-19 age) watch six to three hours per day different forms of media (p 86). That much dependency of audience on the media enhances its impact as well. Television violence has an impact on its audience and much of the viewing audience is made up of youth. Youth experienced negative effects from viewing violent programs such as, increased anxiety, antisocial behaviors, and nightmares containing TV characters. According to research done by Huston in the year 1992, by the time a child is eighteen years old.
Playing outdoor games are not what teenagers are into today, they most likely yield to playing video games and teenagers are more engaging in violent video games such as Grand theft Auto. But, this tumultous game has certain effects on a child’s mind, it could alter a child’s behaviour negatively. A disadvantage of playing violent video games is that it decreases the self control of an individual, they become more aggresive, for example the player can do carnapping, have sexual intercourse with a prostitute then kill them afterwards. Instead of punishing the players they are rewarded. (Bushman, 2014) It is also said that teenagers that play GTA makes GTA a way of releasing their emotions specifically anger.
Parents do not care what their children are watching and that affects on their child studies in which students waste their time in front of the television for hours and that really affects on their Academic results. He also stated that watching television also effects on their health from the diseases like poor eyesight, heart attack, obesity, spine problems, mental disorders and etc. are caused by watching television. On the same research of Tuilumba Simon, it was declared that most of the 7 to 17 year old children fail to differentiate between wrong and right which they watch from television. They adopt any action associated with violence, especially whose a violent actor is not criticized for his/ her behavior.