Bad Effects of Violent Video Games: Most of the bad effects of video games because of their violence they contain. Thus children who play more violent and dangerous video games are more likely to have increased of aggressive thoughts, behavior, feelings and decreased in prosocial helping. The effect of violence video games in children is worsened by the games’ interactive nature. For the repeated cases of violence in video games, the child is in control of the violence and experiences in his own eye by killing, kicking, stabbing and shooting in games. Too much playing of violent video game will make the kid socially isolated.
Continued exposure to killing or maiming living targets creates insensitivity towards pain and violence, leading to aggression and violence in teens in their daily lives. Humans learn using the common psychology behavior of imprinting. They see and they do. Violent video games teach kids that antagonistic behavior is an acceptable way of dealing with problems and teach them to imitate the cruel actions they see
People are looking hard into this matter and an a example would be a group studying how much V.V.E someone gets. Violent video game exposure (VVE) is becoming a bad problem. The amount of exposure a child receives the more likely they are to become more violent and aggressive. These violent video games install the thoughts of what's happening on the screen into their heads and the more they do it the more aggressive they become (Bartholow). Violent video game exposure, if it is for a long period of time, will affect a child's behavior and anger them, so there needs to be a cut back, maybe a time, something to prevent long term exposure.
Does Violence in the Media Cause Violence in Children? Children are like an empty white paper that can save anything on it. Violence in the media can affect people of all ages, but children will be affected the most and media will control their way of thinking and getting information. Since the early 1960s, research evidence has been accumulating that suggests that exposure to violence on television, movies, video games, cell phones, and on the internet increases the risk of violent behavior on the viewer’s part just as growing up in an environment filled with real violence increases the risk of them behaving violently. “In the current review this research evidence is critically assessed, and the psychological theory that explains why exposure to violence has detrimental effects for both the short run and long run is elaborated on”(Anderson).
Does violence on television has lead a real life violence on our society? It has becoming a topic of debate for several years until now whether violence that portrayed through television programmes causes a real life violence on the society. Nowadays, not only adults and teenagers, but also children, get attached and obsessed on television programmes. Some research shows that violence on television does has a surprisingly negative impact on the community especially among the youngsters. According to Newton Minow, children will watch anything, and when a broadcaster uses crime and violence and other shoddy devices to monopolize a child’s attention, it’s worse than taking candy from a baby.
While interviewing Mr. Thaher he answered some of the questions that occur in our minds about the effect of video games. While explaining and answering the given questions I came to the conclusion that Thaher deeply believes video games should be prohibited to children under eighteen. Thaher monitored the actions of video games players; they tend to have short temper, aggressive behavior and lack of proper socializing skills. Adding to that he noticed that players get addicted to the adrenalin rush they feel while playing action games. The negative behavior added to their addiction caused many players to lose their academic, social, and their future life due to video gaming.
Violent Video Games: Does It Cause Violence? Devin L. Naseer Youngstown State University Abstract The purpose of this paper is to create an argument with reasoning and research as to why violent video games do not cause violence. In this paper, I define the definition of violence and explain why violent video games are not linked with violence. I look at the types of people who claim that violent video games are linked to violence and explain why they are wrong with their reasoning. I explain why most uninformed people will side with the views of people or organizations who are well known.
Reality TV has negatively affected the society in numerous areas. The world has given the media freedom of what is shown on television, not only dictating but also copying and defining all what society thinks are real-life situations. One of its negative effects on the society is violence. When the media shows reality shows depicting domestic violence as acceptable, then a large number of viewers consider domestic violence as acceptable social behavior. In a real sense, domestic violence is unacceptable in the society (Schneider, Gruman, & Coutts, 2012).
For years, violent video games has became a popular genre in the video game industries, and while violent video games has became increasingly popular, adults questioned if violent video games has a harmful mental effect on children, which can possibly lead to teen violence. The debate between video games and violence, has became a critical topic because of the aggressive behavior that violent video games causes, and the menacing environment that is illustrated in the games. Many that criticize these video games, judges that the calamities caused by teens was fueled by violent video games because of the excruciating mindset that the video game illustrates towards the player. Despite all these criticism towards the irrational atmosphere illustrated by violent video games, unbiased research have proved that violent video game only cause aggressive behavior, while all these atrocious events caused by teens was mainly caused by the individual 's mental illness or villainous behavior. Conversely, many consider that teen violence was encouraged by video games, but research has proven that video games isn’t even a aspect to the reason behind teen violence, instead violent video games only cause one to be ambitious, and aggressive because of the competitiveness displayed in video games.
These stereotypes are should not always be deemed as true. So many gamers are considered anti-social by those around them, but, a lot of video game play revolves around socialization. Many gamers keep in contact with their friends. Especially if they happen to move away, they can keep contact through the mutual video games that they can play together online. Alongside this, going online on a gaming console could lead to newborn friendships between players across not only the nation, but the entire world.