Video games are tools used by many for joy and leisure. Wasting time or actually using it to the fullest is most people 's response when asked the question " why do you spend so much time playing games?”. Video games are quite harmless if played properly. If abused like many things in this world, it can have a negative effect on that person. Video game addiction is very common among teenagers; if it is not treated properly it can end up having long-term negative effects on the addict.
The addiction can cause relations to feel unappreciated, unimportant, disrespected, ignored, and taken for granted (Conrad, n.d.). Due to all these reasons, many choose to abandon the addicted to their own devices. This, though, does impact the afflicted. Many gaming addicted individuals develop social disorders, because of lack of real, meaningful social interaction. Videogame addicts develop depression, anxiety, impulsivity, social incompetence, and social phobia, says Catharine Paddock, PhD (2011).
As gamers spent most of time on online game and electronic screen products, it affects their daily routine such as studying and working. Also, characteristics of the current information and communication technology make cyber-bullying happen more easily, their self esteem may become lower after cyber-bullying by others. Besides, it affects the social development such as the ability to communicate with others and the sleep deprivation. As the gamers will play the game with non-sleep or sleep with 2-3 hours, it affects their consciousness and cause them easy to feel tried. Final is the increasing in aggressive behaviour.
Introduction Technology has developed to a point where it has a negative effect. I will be talking about to what extent does video game addiction negatively affect high school students. Although, school performance in the past generations are affected by things like laziness or foolishness, since technology has developed we now face a problem for school performance, which involves video games. Even though video game were made to entertain people, it led to addiction where a person 's lifestyle can’t be carried out without video games. Long hours of playing video games may make the individual too tired to function to their optimum performance in their daily activities (Christopher NP).
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
In conclusion, the process of addiction to video games may start with people spending too much time playing video games because video games are fun and they can’t manage their time to play it properly. Then, they can 't stop playing video games because they want to get rid of stress or they may enjoy winning .Lastly, they might have an anti-social behavior which they can become aggressive and be a non-responsibility person. Which in each process there are some actions that cause the negative effects to people which are as follows. It can increase aggressive behavior. For example, they can have an irritability, they may not respect other people and they may attack or harm other people.
Due to the amount of time young adults play, they become isolated from family and friends. However, video games have been found to attract students to participate more in class. According to Griffiths, Professor of Gambling Studies in the Psychology Division at Nottingham Trent University, “Videogames can be used when examining individual characteristics like self-esteem, self-concept, goal-setting and individual differences” (Griffiths 2002). Although there are different views on how video games influence anxiety amongst young adults, it is based on the type of video games frequently
Many such issues have caused severe back problems in children and thus, several researches concluded that playing too much video games and spending half or more of the day in front of video games and screens causes psychological problems along with physical problems in children. The following research paper is about the detrimental effects which video, computer and Wii games have on children’s health. Upon analysis of this issue statement, the impact it has on children will be discussed to show how it affects the well- being of children. Support and refutation of the same issue statement will also be provided in this paper to provide evidence of the research findings in this context. Approaching the end of this paper, personal view point will also discussed followed by few recommendations which are given to improve health or well- being of children who are too much involved video games.
3). Players are motivated to play more to complete those quests, resulting in spending too much time videogaming which potentially leads to to addiction. Video gaming addiction leads to detrimental effects, rendering it crucial to steer teenagers away from addiction. Addiction to video games lead to negative consequences like avoiding sleep or eating meals to continue gaming and could eventually lead to a sleep disorder or diet-related health issues. (PsychGuides, n.d.) Despite existing measures in place to tackle gaming addiction, the number of teenagers obsessed in video gamers remains prevalent in Singapore and has even intensified in recent years.
As video games have become increasingly present in the lives of young adults, there has been different results of its influence on anxiety. Video games could be used in both a positive or negative way. In fact, Yee suggests that video games could be used for pedagogical purposes (Nick Yee, 2006). Isabela Granic, Adam Lobel, and Rutger, authors continuing medication at Engels Radboud University Nijmegen published the article “The Benefits of Playing Video Games.” They provided examples of how different games have different effects on the player. Certain games like Portal 2, requires players to solve intricate maze like problems.