Violent Video Games Increase Aggressive Behavior

Did you know that, 90% of pediatricians and 67% of parents agreed or strongly agreed that violent video games can increase aggressive behavior among children? A boy is playing Grand Theft Auto V while his mother walks in the room and asks him to do her a favor for her but he ignores. His mother cries for him to at least acknowledge her but his mind and soul had entered the virtual world of gaming and won’t come back to the real world. In this generation, majority of children and teenagers play video games. Teens majority like to play the violent games but one part of the game may scar them for life. Video games gives gamers a pain feeling or a satisfying feeling. There are even some video games that are too much for teenagers/minors to handle …show more content…
Then they’ll learn from the game and probably do it in real life. “The researchers found that certain situations increased exposure to violent video games — such as locating game consoles and computers in children’s bedrooms, and allowing older siblings to share games with younger ones.” A young 7 year old male child tries to locate to his brothers room. When he finds his older teenage brother, he is playing Saints Row IV. The little boy is very interested in the game and asks his brother if he can play. The older brother says yes and both siblings play the violent video game together. Older siblings think it’s alright for their younger siblings to play games with them, but certain games, they both shouldn’t play them at all; both of these kids are underage. “In this study, children who played video games often with older siblings were twice as likely as other children to play mature-rated games (considered suitable for ages 17 and older).” Teenagers that aren’t the only child and have a younger brother or sister, are likely to share the video game with them. Some parents may even not even care about it, but they should. Once they witness the progress of a naughty child, they’ll care about then. “Participants also completed the "Problem Video Game Playing Test," which assesses behavioral addiction to video games. Compared to their typically developing siblings, the children and teens with autism had higher levels of problematic, or addictive, video game use.” These siblings of teenagers and children have autism, and played violent video games to test how they feel about the game. Immediately, they get addicted and play more of it and have problematic attitudes afterwards. Not just only normal average teenagers, teenagers with mental disorders have them too. The outcome of this came out negative, and their actions became even worse than before. Teens may share

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