The Positives Of Video Games Essay

2398 Words Apr 20th, 2016 10 Pages
Have you ever been scolded for playing games like “Grand Theft Auto” or “Call of Duty”or had to deal with someone saying playing those games are bad for you. Maybe you 've had someone restrict you from playing a certain game. However no one pays attention to the positives that they can bring. Generally people focus on the negative because games are easy to obtain for the younger generation, also based on the type of genre people are most interested in, like shooters, which is considered “violent”. The positives of games can extremely outweigh the negatives, and can help you in a multitude of different ways, and the genre of game you play. Although some people believe that videogames are bad and have an adverse effect on people, They actually can bring more benefits because, people generally fail to realize that video games increase cognitive abilities, decrease mental problems such as illnesses and daily problems like anxiety and stress, also it can help you develop social skills, like cooperation and leadership skills.
Video games have many positives, one of the biggest is the cognitive benefits it can bring, like problem solving. Problem-Solving is a major benefit of video games as it allows the player to relate to real life experiences and solve daily faced problems, by using experiance picked up by playing video games. One such instance is multitasking in order to solve multiple problems, most video games require the player to manage complete multiple task at once…

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