Playing video games is a favorite activity of kids and most of kids today often spend more time playing video games. Yet its effects on their health are often perceived to be negative. Playing video games provide a rapid growing form of entertainment and also use for educational and business purposes. Playing video games are fun and having fun has a lot of benefits mentally. It has positive effects that we could apply to our daily activities.
Because video games are so prominent in children’s lives, it is difficult to stop them from playing video games completely, but is that even necessary? As there is a huge variety of games out there, it impossible to say or predict if video games are good or bad. But we can describes its pros and cons as there is a lot of research carried out on this topic. Negative aspects of video games There are various types of video games available in today’s industry. Video games are deliberated to target different facets of a child’s life.
In recent years, people have introduced many new forms of entertainment; one of the most popular forms of entertainment is video games. Today the people in the world spend most of their time playing video games. These are fun engaging and young people feel like playing games in their spare time. Moreover, video games are enjoyable, fun and entertaining activities we can do in today’s world, even though they are expensive. Several people argue video games are bad for children because such games provide aggressive behavior, on the other hand many people says that these games are good because they give you to express feeling and improve decisions making skill.
Violent video games are also able to teach a young adult how to handle a weapon and how to kill (Drinka par. 12-13). This is significant because violent video games cause real world violence and have unfavorable mental outcomes on an adolescent's mind. This is because the constant isolation from real people and obsession with the game can create built up rage and make weapons or killing people a familiar topic to the
However I feel video games don 't create violence instead they do positives for you. Video games have positive characteristics, studies have shown that certain video games can improve reaction time and ability to process information. Based on my experiences with video games I have to agree. For example “Counter Strike Global Offensive” is a first person shooter. In the game they are anti-terrorist and terrorist and the squad consists of 5 members.
But everything is not absolutely right or wrong. The violent video game also has the good effect. By playing violent video games, it can provide opportunities for children to explore virtually the consequences of violent actions and to develop their moral compasses. According to a study, “The Next Level of Research on Electronic Play: Potential Benefits and Contextual Influences for Children and Adolescents”, by Dorothy Salonius-Pasternak and Holly Gelfond , Violent video game can simulate the moral issue such as “war”, “violence”, and “death” without real world consequence. A researcher at the Harvard Medical School Center for Mental Health and Media wrote about her research: “Many war-themed video games allow or require players to take the roles of soldiers from different sides of a conflict, perhaps making players more aware of the costs of war."
Video games have been parents’ on true enemy for many years. They believe that they’re “melting your eyes” and “making you dumber.” But, if you look at them at a different perspective, you may find that they can do the opposite. Many people think that video games can only harm children and teenagers, and yes, that is true, but only if they play them for an unhealthy amount of time each day. If you spend a healthy, reasonable length of time on video games, they can have a number of positive effects on you. Video games can benefit you because they can significantly expand areas of gray matter in the brain, help people work better in a team, and help people perform spatial and visual tasks easier.
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. If this country wants an aggressive future then they should keep letting their children play violent, and graphic video
Violence could lead to serious issues, but what kind of things makes any person specially kids violent. Violent video games could cause behavior problems for kids; kids should do other activities rather than video games, some video games lead to bad behavior and violence. So video games lead to violent actions by kids and violent could lead to a grievous problem. Video games were very popular. Generation after generation video games has developed, but unfortunately after all that development it starts to become worst.
This is due to the general notion that violent video games have a negative impact on the behavior patterns of a developing mind. Yet, recent studies have shown that violent video games effect young teenagers in many different ways, that can end leaving a positive impact on the behavior of the teenager in the long run. Violent video games have the potential of having a positive impact the behavior of teenagers because they act as a portal for