The fact of drug addiction was displayed to spotlight the damage drugs inflict upon juveniles. And then, in violent video games, it will contain violence, suggestive themes, crude humor, maximal blood and strong language. By these extreme details from violent video games, it can generate violent behavior, lack of self-control, and criminal mind from juveniles. First of all, each video game can be regarded as a violent coach who encourages juveniles using violent behavior in realistic society. It makes the juveniles learn better with the violence because playing violent video games is an active behavior which can get the negative feedback from violent video games in quickly and directly.
Does it really numb one’s responsiveness for violence? Do children who play violent video games grow up and become offenders? There hasn’t been much research on that topic, but whatever was studied suggests that youth exposed to violent media tend to become more aggressive adults. “The smaller video game literature has found that playing violent video games causes increases in aggressiveness behavior, aggressive affect, aggressive cognitions, physiological arousal, and decreases in prosocial behavior” (Carnagey, Anderson,
Vulgar language is just one of many issues that are vulgar about violent video games. They teach children it’s accepted to swear at people when they get angry, or if they are just trying to help. Dr. Phil McCraw says "But they do use more aggressive language, they do use more aggressive images, they have less ability to control their anger and they externalize things in these violent ways. It's absolutely not good,” Instead of getting yelled at in the game kids from all over world are getting rewarded with trophies in the game for killing another person. “Exposure to violent video games increases the likelihood of aggressive behavior in both short-term and long-term contexts” says Daniel Willens.
Courtney Kemp Mrs. Cooley Eng 3133-06 15 February 2012 Video Games Cause Violence: Fact or Fiction “Do Video Games Kill?” by Karen Stenheimer was a very interesting article. The main goal of the entire article was to inform the reader that congress has blamed the video game companies for violence that happens on a school campus. The article gives many examples to why video games are a threat to the younger generation. It also shows why the games lead to violence in the school setting. I personally do not agree with the article.
Many people wonder how this type of exposure to violence as an adolescent effects social behavior. The rise in violent shootings by teenagers, many of whom apparently play violent video games, is helping the argument that video game violence translates into real-world situations. But other people aren't convinced and insist that video games are a scapegoat for a shocking social trend that has people scared and looking to place blame. In modern popular game Golden Eye 007 bad guys no longer disappear in a cloud of smoke when killed. Instead they perform an elaborate maneuver when killed.
Video Games Negative or Positive Audience: My Sister In Law “Stay alive at all costs! Find the key! Kill the bad guys!”Kids will do anything to get to the next level. This is how a lot of children describe playing video games. At a young age, children's minds are sponge-like, absorbing everything that surrounds them, which makes them easy targets in terms of manipulation and victimized by violent video games.
Effects of Violent Video Games on Children's Behavior Leslie De La Rosa COM/156 University Composition and Communication II October 28, 2012 Monica Desir Effects of Violent Video Games on Children's Behavior In 1999, students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold began firing weapons at fellow students and teachers at Columbine High School, killing 12 students and one teacher. One of the reasons blamed for their behavior was playing the video game Doom. Other violent acts and deaths have been blamed on other video games with a high content of violence, such as Manhunt and Grand Theft Auto. This started a national debate on several topics including the effects that violent video games have on our children. Violent video games can lead to an increase aggressive behavior in children if parents do not make it clear that the behavior exhibited in these games is inappropriate.
People nowadays watch hours and hours of T.V. each day, especially children and teens. Think about it. Children watching more TV + more violence in TV = More violent children, which leads to more violent adults when they grow up. These violent adults are capable of committing crimes such as robbery and murder, which in turn makes this world a more dangerous place.
EFFECTS OF VIDEO GAMES AND COMPUTERS ON BEHAVIOUR It’s generally thought that exposure to violent video and computer games increases aggressive thoughts, behaviours, feelings and physiological arousal. Research has found that 85% of video and computer games contained some violence and around 50% of them contained some serious violent actions. Kirsch also found that during adolescence physical and biological changes lead to a general increase in aggression. Therefore, exposure to violent games will reinforce and increase aggressive thoughts, feelings and arousal. Hague and Gentile claims that physiological arousal experienced while playing violent games has an addictive effect on young people, particularly amongst males.
The harm that video games cause can be evaluated by many different factors, and the most obvious among them is the negative effects they can have on physical health. Some experts in the video gaming industry can claim that the first-person shooters and real-time strategies sharpen reflexes, increase concentration and muscle coordination, in reality, youth who spend an ample amount of time playing video games experience effects which are not so beneficial at all. There is a possibility of the vision impairments. “Playing video games for extended amounts of time can cause children to experience many of the same symptoms seen in computer vision syndrome in adults. Extensive viewing of the game screen can lead to eye discomfort, fatigue, blurry vision and headaches.” (Bedinghaus, Troy) Vision impairments can cause many negative effects on a persons quality of life and can last a lifetime.