The Effects Of Media On Video Games Essay

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- This model shows how exposure to violent videogames can ultimately result in an increase in aggression and consequently, possible violence.
Children 's aggressiveness may increase as they spend more time with video games than television. (2004). The Futurist, 38(6), S7. Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA123582942&v=2.1&u=ko_k12hs_d69&it=r&p=GPS&sw=w&asid=cfa5e39ba22827901f6261aa2840c0fd
- According World Trends and Forecasts, “Children 's aggressiveness may increase as they spend more time with video games than television. Because gaming is more participatory than watching TV, children exposed to violence in video and computer games are more at risk of acting out on aggressive impulses” (¶ 1). This is because watching TV and viewing other forms of media is more passive than playing video games, which involves actively making decisions and reaching outcomes.
Gabbiadini, A., Riva, P., Andrighetto, L., Volpato, C., & Bushman, B. J. (2016). Acting like a Tough Guy: Violent-Sexist Video Games, Identification with Game Characters, Masculine Beliefs, & Empathy for Female Violence Victims. PLoS ONE,11(4). Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA453448346&v=2.1&u=ko_k12hs_d69&it=r&p=GPS&sw=w&asid=06d50eac389c40c12a6020bb42e93310
- According to research conducted by Gabbiadini et al., continuously playing violent videogames can desensitize people in general to the violence that they are exposed to and that this exposure may decrease…

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