Over the past decade video games have grown a lot since the first console to the recent one. Although today 's video games have been more violent, and disturbing, causing society to blame them for teens killings. With all these violent video games society has been more aware and has caused more controversy. This has caused parents to stop letting their children play violent video games. However I feel video games don 't create violence instead they do positives for you.
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.
Most parents are concerned when their children are playing violent games due to the said psychological effects. Youth aggression includes aggressive behaviors such as verbal abuse, bullying, hitting, slapping, or fist fighting. In this study, the researchers want to demonstrate the connection between violent video game use and aggressive behavior in our youth. Millennials disobey their parents and authorities just to play video games. Some may even cut classes just to go to computer shops to meet and play with their friends.
This is very wrong and disturbing to know that this is happening. It contributes to the existing stereotypes and misogynistic tendencies of many men and boys today. “Tests on the impact of playing violent games show that those who play them are significantly less likely to want to help others while children who play video games with a violent element to them are significantly less moral than their peers.” (Anderson, Dave). This is an example of kids being rude to each other. They feel justified in their negative actions and continue the game play attitude into their real world interactions.
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.
One noticed effect is that violent video games can cause children to become less kind to one another. In one study, scientists observed that teenagers who play excessive amounts of video games are prone to confrontations with their teachers, more likely to fight with their peers, decline academically, have poor social skills, read and exercise less, and are more likely to become overweight. (Norcia) Violent video games can also create a number of undesirable behaviors. During many different studies, it has been well proven that violent video games cause an increase in aggression. Some scientists even believe that violent video games cause real world aggression, using the perpetrators of school shootings as their evidence.
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.
Specifically, video games traditionally involve many puzzles that encourage players to think of all possible combinations and provide a logical response for each. Stage after stage, in line with the increase in difficulty of the game level, being able to pass a level that a player is stuck on means achievement of a more efficient logical thinking skill. In addition, video games contain an imaginable world that leads to the exposure to new problems that could never occur in the real world. As a result, video games are way better than anything else in improving logical reasoning as well as imagination. Given the fact that video games simulate real life situations and bring players to imaginary worlds too, people who play video games are capable of quicker adjustment to different situations and better informed about additional scenarios.
However, the contentious issue has been the effects of violent games on children, which are often negative to their well-being. In short, violent video games increase the aggressiveness of a child, and may eventually cause mental ill health. Firstly, playing violent video games causes psychological aggression, which in turn might make a child
Kids have been acting out by what they see and experience in their precious video games in recent years. As a result, children and teenagers are acting out because of what games they are playing on their Xbox’s, Playstation, Ect. Scientists and doctors know that kid’s brains are not fully developed so what see on television, wond them, and of course video games will influence them. So when kids are playing violent games such as shooting games, fighting games, combat, ect, they will be influenced to act like what they are playing on their video game consoles. Video games cause children to have violent behavior because it influences negatively on their developing brains, causes addiction to playing, and school violence.
The 1980’s often referred as the “Go-Go Eighties” was a time of prosperity and entertainment, especially in Technology, Politics, and Toys. People in the decade had the time of their lives. Kids had fun with new video game consoles and toys while parents could spend the evening watching a movie at home on CD or watching the news with cable television. The 1980’s created a new conviction in the future of its people. “Eighties tech sticks to the skin, responds to the touch:” (Sterling).
With video games becoming super popular, many experts think that the most realistic video games are getting the most violent students are becoming. Violence in the media can cause copycat crimes. A decade later, the Columbine killings are being repeated by violent plots by people who are obsessed with the duo. If information like this was not accessible then maybe some people wouldn 't have to do it themselves. For instance, the Boston bombing inspired a kid named John LaDue.