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  • Video Game Violence Case Study

    to how it affects children. Children from ages 8-18 watch tv, play video games, and are social media for an average of 7 hours and 38 minutes (Rubin 2010). In much of adolescent development, aggression and violence is attributed to the desensitization through video games. However, in more recent arguments, there has been a large bias exposed in more recent studies in the support of violence leading to video games. In their findings, targeting variables that other researches evaded, they found very little evidence to support the exaggerated finding that other scientist have conducted. In this paper, I will argue how there is no substantial evidence…

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  • Doctors Are You Listening Analysis

    Violent Video Games Can Trigger Emotional Desensitization. Retrieved April 12, 2016 from: In the article Violent Video Games Can Trigger Emotional Desensitization, Christopher Bergland gives his expert opinion on violent and nonviolent video games and how they can have cognitive benefits but can also desensitize gamers feelings of guilt. At first, Bergland refers back to an article he had previously written talking about the cognitive benefits from nonviolent video…

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  • Effects Of Violent Video Games On Children

    Are Violent Video Games Necessarily Bad for Children?” In October 1958 Physicist William Higinbotham created the first video game; a simple tennis game. Since the completion of the first video game they have became one of the many escape outlets for people of all ages. It 's now common to catch your husband or children engrossed into the T.v playing a video game. By 2017 video games are predicted to reach $102.9 Billion in worldwide sales most of those sale being violent video games. On…

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  • How Do Violent Video Games Really Cause Violence?

    decades to allow accurate study of violent video games and their potential effects, particularly on those spending up to 18 hours playing them each week (Videogame Statistics)? Psychiatrist Ryan Hall estimates it may be another 20 years before we have the answers we all desire (Hall). Faults have been found in many of the studies asserting there is no link between the two based on gamer statistics alone. Researchers hoping to prove there is a connection, hesitantly state their final conclusions,…

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  • Importance Of Violent Video Games

    Kids should not be playing violent video games because of links to bad behavior. As many as 97% of US kids age 12-17 play video games, contributing to the $21.53 billion domestic video game industry. More than half of the top 50 selling video games contain violence. US psychologist Christopher Ferguson says an increase of violent films in the latter half of the 20th century coincided with decreased societal violence, while rising popularity of violent video games also came together with less…

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  • Call Of Violence Analysis

    Call of Violence: The Desensitizing Effects of Violent Video Games The American Psychological Association (APA) controversially called for "the reduction of all violence in video games, and interactive media marketed to children and youth" (Peckham). There are those who disagree with this statement, claiming that violence in video games is not an issue, going so far as to say it is useful. As referenced in Matt Peckham’s article “Researcher Says Linking Video Games to Gun Violence is a ‘Classic…

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  • Video Games Do Not Cause Violent Behavior Essay

    Video Games Do Not Cause Violent Behavior Over the years there have been several incidents that have stirred up the emotions of people, parents and especially investigators. These incidents include the Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting, the Columbine Massacre, and the incident in Colorado where a man went on a shooting spree in an Aurora movie theater. There was one key thing that aroused people’s emotions connected by investigators to all three incidents: video games. This led to the belief that…

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  • Effects Of Virtual Fantasy Against Reality

    Virtual Fantasy Against Reality Nowadays the youth spend a lot of their time playing video games. Young people are not aware of the impact of playing long hours of brutal video games. It can be argued that exposure to excessive violence makes youth believe it 's acceptable to practice violent actions. Although some parents may believe violent video games do not affect the way young people conduct themselves, spending several hours playing aggressive video games can influence the children’s…

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  • Naturalistic Observation Report

    First of all, the question we are going to explore is “Whether or not playing video games increase aggressive behavior in children?” The independent variable will be violent and nonviolent video games, and the dependent variable is how much aggression was demonstrated. I will be using the naturalistic observation and experimentation methods to answer this hypothesis. According to Openstak (2014) “the greatest benefit of natural observation is the validity, or accuracy of information collected…

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  • Video Games Effect On Aggression

    The controversial issue concerning whether or not video games have an effect on aggression and violent behavior has become more challenging with time. Initially, no identifiable negative behavior was found in individual who played video games. But after shootings and murders carried out by video game players emerged, research began (Anderson & Bushman, 2001). The concern over the influence of video games led to the creation of the Entertainment Software Rating Board in 1993, after lawmakers held…

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