It can make them want to sit in the house instead of going outside and exercising. It can make them want to play video games instead of eat. It also can cause problems with their concentration at school. Video games cause many problems with their health. There are many reasons why I think playing too much video games can cause problems.
You might think your kid deserves the best but really the more you buy them the more they want from you. Most kids spend most of their time sitting inside playing video and computer games instead of being outside or reading interesting books. This mostly causes obesity, sickness and laziness but sometimes you don’t even realise. You might like giving your child the best but there are a lot of out comes out of things like these. Encouraging your child to buy a board game, scooter, bike, rip stick is better than a PlayStation, x-box and a Nintendo DS games that could really actually use most of your money.
There are so many apps that can help a children to learn the alphabet, number or even a new language, but parents fear that their children will get distract from their regular activities to be in front of a touch screen. Many children get addicted at being in front of a touch screen gadget and parents should restrict the time of play. Although many people believe that young children should be allowed to use technology, I argue that young children should not be allowed to use technology because it delays development, promotes attention deficit and attracts addiction. Children need to interact with people to develop their brain instead of leaving them in front of a gadget that will keep them out of reality and for many hours. I have two children that I let them use my iphone.
For example, children need to follow instructions, solve complex problems and use logic in many of the games that are currently popular. Such experience will be beneficial to a child’s progression into an adult. However, concerns have been raised about the prolific use of computer games by children, much of this related to the violence they contain. The problem is that in many of the games children are rewarded for being more violent, and this violence is repeated again and again. For instance, many games involve children helping their character to kill, kick, stab and shoot.
Gaming takes away from other academically enriching activities, like reading a novel or practicing math problems, so it does relate to lower academic performance. When kids play video games frequently, they also have a tendency to get used to the fast pace and interactive style of video gaming. This can usually make other activities, such as reading, can become “under-stimulating” to them. This same reasoning is the cause for a loss of interest in music, art, and sports. If played constantly, video games can stop important social interactions between family and friends.
Gerardo Aviles Mr.Lilley English 051 July/15/2015 How TV addiction affects children Audience: Parents with kids 8-12 After your children come home from a long day of school and talking with their friends. You notice that they do their homework, and watch TV for the rest of the day because; they have a lot of free time. To you it may not seem like it holds an affect on your children, but it actually do if they have access to all of the programs, and especially if they have a TV in their bedroom where you can’t see what they’re watching. As a parent, you should be concern about how much time your children are watching TV, and what they learn from it. Unlike adults, children are less aware of the programs they’re watching, Such as, violent shows and adult programs.
Most children these days have a television set in their bedrooms. It’s not just television that gets a lot of attention it is all kinds of electronics such as computers, including television, computer games and the Internet. Television is the number one after-school activity for kids. Although television is loved by children and has helped them a lot, it has influenced them in a negative way. Some optimistic people can argue that children should be allowed to watch a lot of television because it is educational.
The uploaded coursework allows children to review the things they have missed at school at their own pace, ensuring that no one falls behind their studies. It also gives them more opportunity to discuss their project and share relevant files online. However, abundant study materials on online has shortened children’s study time and has increased the hours of online activities and computer games. There is a proposition that excessive use of computers at home by our children is increasing and is damaging our children’s health. The prevalence of computer games and internet services has made obesity to increase significantly.
Psychological Consequences A. Aggressive Behavior Among the young people, it is generally agreed today that one of the most entertainment things to spend time that you can do in your home is video gaming. But how do video games affect you? According to researchers, video games, except the violent ones can be called “natural teachers” because in video games young people can learn that when they do good things, they get rewarded or if they repeat practicing on a subject, they can improve their ability about it. In the other hand, Searches show that approximately 9% of children in one study displayed signs of video game addiction and there are important negative effects of video gaming that cannot be ignored such as health problems, social consequences and psychological consequences.
Children are learning to use computers at a very early age. What are some effects (positive or negative) that computers can have on the intellectual development of children? Computer has had profound effects on children life. It is a great way to get educational Programs as well as to learn things. Although computer has a lot positive effects on Children, it is also full of crime, violence and other bad things that can be seeing from the Internet, which can affect young minds in a bad way and therefore can be source of bad Influence on Children lives.