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  • Video Games Controversy

    The Controversy of Video Gaming In the United States, spending time playing video games is widely frowned upon and looked at as a waste of time by many. There is still immense debate today on the affects video gaming has on the psychology of the human mind and whether or not it gives cognitive benefits. The world has improved in many progressive ways since video games first got released and are still benefiting people today. Video games have always allowed humans to have the capability of creating a completely virtual world and bring their users into that different state of reality. The effort put into video games shows how far technology has come and how limitless it can strive to becoming.…

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  • Controversies Of Playing Video Games

    The controversies of video games has been a problem since the mid 1980’s. Parents think that playing video games plays a negative in people’s life. However, this is not true at all. In fact, there has been studies that show why and how video games of any kind can affect someone’s life in a positive way. The first view I had found believes major new enquiry into the effects of violent video games has found no long-term inter-group communication with real-biography -time vehemence. The…

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  • Violence: The Correlation Between Video Games And Violence

    What is the first thing that comes to your head when you hear the word video games? For some, it is an object that is fun and different, while for others it is a violent and dangerous tool that are available to young and impressionable kids. Video games have been around for some decades now. The question is: is it possible that video games affect the way people think and behave? Do violent games make people become more aggressive? What exactly is the correlation between violence and video games,…

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  • How Does Media Violence Affect Youth Violence?

    A casual player of Grand Theft Auto might find humor out in killing strippers on the streets because it is “just a game”. Over the past 30 years, there has been major research on the relationship between televised violence and violent behavior among younger children. Cross- sectional, longitudinal, and experimental studies have all confirmed this connection. Today, many youths have television in their rooms which could give children a greater opportunity to view programs without parental…

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  • Violent Media Influence

    relationship between violent media and aggressive developments in children and teens is one of the most studied research questions. There is evidence and data to support both sides of the argument. Studies focusing on the effects of video games, movies and television, and music are some of the most popular (Hatch). However, not all researchers and psychologists are convinced that an issue is even present (Park). Despite the controversy, many lawmakers and government officials have tried to pass…

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  • How Watching Violence On TV Affects Kids By Nicole Adams

    during a New York police raid, a woman sued the producers of a reality TV show produced by HBO for encouraging police to use excessive force. In the end, HBO won the case and the woman suing HBO lost. HBO was able to win because they never said anything directly to the police to convince them or promote them to be more violent and use excessive force. Similarly, the students who were believed to be inspired by the HBO show The Sopranos to kill another child were never told by HBO that this kind…

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  • Circle Of Blame Analysis

    Imagine this: You’re sitting at home and you receive a phone call from your child 's school. He has been suspended again for violent behavior. You bring him home and proceed to yell at him, and penalize him by taking away his video games. While rambling on about his comportment, you accuse games such as Grand Theft Auto and Halo for bringing violent behaviors upon him. After a few weeks, your child receives his games back with a rigorous warning not to let it happen any more, and the cycle…

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  • How Does Violent Media Cause Aggression?

    Violent video games, violent films, all of these are thought to be a unnatural cause to aggression in young adults and children. The real question on this topic, is the studies done on the subject correct. The topic has been around since violent television and other violent viewings was introduced to this country. Are there any real supported studies that can prove that violent media leads to aggression in life? Violence is not a new issue, it has always been around in humanity. But claims state…

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  • Mass Media Violence

    television, movies, videos, video games, and computer networks have presumed vital roles in our daily lives and has led to consumers to believe that the media has a very powerful influence on mental and physical behavior. Unfortunately, the consequences of one specific component of the mass media exposure has largely negative effects on viewers’ and others’ health. The search for a connection between violence portrayed in the media and actual violent behavior has been the objective of a wide…

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  • What Is The Cause Of Violence In Joker Essay

    the violence that they see in the movies, TV shows and especially in the video games that they love playing. Even though playing video games can be a great learning tool, our kids are becoming very overly aggressive and developing bad habits from all of the violence in these video games that they are playing too much. We see it every day from the News Media reporting violence acts that young kid have committed from killing someone to robbing someone and then we hear from Doctors to Politicians…

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