Essays Tagged: "Video game controversies"

Does Video Game Violence Have Effects on Children?

This project shows if video game violence affects children.Many children between the ages of eight years old and tenyears ... ages of eight years old and tenyears old will be observed before, during, and after playingviolent video games. Looking for violent behavior before,during, and after playing violent video games is th ... the wholeexperiment. The conclusion is that most children have noproblems after playing the violent videogames.I think that most of the children will beunaffected by playing violent games. Mostchildre ...

(2 pages) 295 2 3.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Columbine Shooting and what it mean for us and how to del with the shooting that America is dealing with,

ge gunmen did not have a previous history of violence but were both enthusiasts of killing-oriented video games. The violence in video games was a major factor in teaching these kids how to shoot othe ... deo games was a major factor in teaching these kids how to shoot other people in real life. Violent video games can and have led children to committing acts of violence against other children and adul ...

(4 pages) 137 0 3.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Do Violent Video Games corrup the Youth? Answerd with both sides view.

The question is do violent video games corrupt young mind, and if so should we ban them? Some say that the answer is yes, It ha ... ind, and if so should we ban them? Some say that the answer is yes, It has been proven that violent video games do affect the behavior of the youth,and yes it should be banned. The party that oposes t ...

(2 pages) 162 2 3.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Does television violence negatively effect children.

programs and movies on television, children have access to other on-screen entertainment, including video games and the Internet. Does witnessing this violence make children more aggressive, and if so ... lthough there is convincing evidence that children who frequently watch TV violence or play violent video games are more aggressive than other children, this might simply mean that children that are p ...

(2 pages) 141 1 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Do violent video games affect kids?

Do violent video games affect kids, ages 14-18?Violent video games have been around since 1976 when Death Race ... been many school shootings and teenage violence. Many of the incidences have been linked to violent video games such as Doom.Violent video games have caught the attention of many people, not just teen ... in which the results show that children do become more aggressive after a long time playing violent video games. Other effects that have been seen are irritability and hostile thoughts. Some people de ...

(3 pages) 201 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Different views and multiple examples of video games

Video GamesThere are many different views concerning video games, both negative and positive. Many p ... are a number of examples and opinions to both sides of this issue.Most of the negative views about video games pertain to those of violent content, such as Dungeons and Dragons, and Quake. Some peopl ... nt treatment to innocent people in these games quite offensive, and for good reason. If any kind of video games are harmful to our children these type are. Games like Halo, SWAT, and Spider man are ga ...

(2 pages) 141 6 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Games today, too violent?

ver since its advance, there has been a popular turn towards the electricity-powered hype known as "video" - motion imaging. As technology grew more and more advanced, electronics began its introducti ... nts amongst younger people occur, a connection is made between these violent events and the violent videos and media that children have so become fond of (1). As electronic media becomes the scapegoat ...

(10 pages) 270 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

How does violence in the media affect children and how should parents deal with it?

it is clear that the development has coincided with an increase in violence shown on television and video. According to the UN Children's Convention, children should be able to have access to informat ... n and teenagers on violent computer games. There are two explanations of the effects of violence in video games:The social learning theory suggesting that children will imitate what they have seen on ...

(4 pages) 119 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Evaluating the Research on Violent Video Games

ia violence is a major cause of violent crime.Recently, attention has turned toward the violence in video games. It seems reasonable to many people that if passively watching violence in movies and on ... ching violence in movies and on television causes aggression, actively participating in violence in video games should have an even greater effect. Surely, so the argument goes, spending hours shootin ...

(21 pages) 258 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Aggressive Tendencies In Violent Video Games

ted of Stefan Pakeerah's murder. No, Warren isn't an evil person; he was just addicted to a popular video game called Manhunt. Manhunt is created by the infamous video game developers Rockstar North, ... connection between the game and what he has done."One of the fastest growing forms of media is the video game industry. Over 11 billion dollars were made in video game sales last year alone. In 2003, ...

(11 pages) 156 0 2.5 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Article Critique - Violent video games

"Video game violence", by Patrick Masell is a gripping article which criticises the media's negative ... s a gripping article which criticises the media's negative and biased views on video games. Violent video games have long been perceived as harmful and a potential danger amongst teens, and has eviden ... negative speculation throughout the media.Masell attacks the media's stereotypical view on violent video games. Justifying his reason, Masell explores his past gaming experiences as viable evidence, ...

(2 pages) 81 1 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Factors That Influence Violence in Children

ng. Some of the many reasons why violence affects kids may be due to television, family issues, and video games.Television is a major factor in why kids are violent in today's society. There are a lot ... lead to bullying in the classroom, in the playgrounds and even continue on in life in the workplace.Video games are another source to violent behaviours and are probably one of the largest causes of v ...

(3 pages) 58 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

Does playing video games affect children? Some vide games are not violent and contain no weapons, while others ha ... at dangerous to young kids, right? Wrong. All kids, young and old, could be affected by violence in video games. Statistics show it has a bigger affect on older kids, but it still affects the younger ... gger affect on older kids, but it still affects the younger ones as well.In conclusion, violence in video games can harm your children, influince them to repeat this behavior outside of the video game ...

(1 pages) 293 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Do video games result in more violent youth?

The progressively realistic features and marketing of video games has increased their over-whelmingpopularity among youth. "79% of American children now p ... tween the ages of seven and 17 play for an average of eight hours a week" (Walsh, 2). Crueland gory video games have been a constant debate among parents, educators, and government officials, andaltho ... officials, andalthough youth with a history of aggression are more prone to the affects of violent video games, this doesnot mean there is a lack of harm to the 'normal' children of society. When foc ...

(6 pages) 122 0 3.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Baker has a point when he comments on the things

on shows have been becoming more and more violent and some people think that television and violent video games really do have a lot of influence on how children act. The television also destroys fami ...

(2 pages) 352 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Effect of Violent Video Games on Behavior

The video game industry is proving to be one of the fastest growing and influential to date. Video games ... me enthralled in a fantasy world that has little to no consequences for the choices they make. With video games becoming such a popular form of media, its consumers are forgetting one essential point; ... he most infamous of a number of crimes committed by individuals who were said to be fans of violent video games, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and wounded 23 others before killing the ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Causes and effects that teenagers play computer games too much.

y play computer games. According to P.M. Greenfield, who wrote "Mind and Media", said in her book, "Video games have violent content; TV has violent content; comic books had violent content; movies ha ... nd Media", 102). Moreover, Barrie Gunter asserted, "Extrapolating … from playing computer or video games with violent themes, such as heightening of perceptions risk or danger in the real world ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Effect of Violent Video Games on Kids

The Effect of Violent Video Games on KidsThroughout all of the years that video games existed many people have said that a ... s opposed to other things. As well as the parental factor of this topic. All of this just to see if video games do have a negative effect on kid's grades in school physical fights or attitude.Accordin ... the exposure (Anderson & Dill, 2000;Paschke, Green, & Gentile, 2001). Although the type of video game doesn't play a factor in the persons school work it may play a factor in the person's agg ...

(3 pages) 1777 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Effects of Video Game Violence

your stresses fade away. What do you do? If you are like one of the 211,500,000 Americans who play video games (Boorstin), you most likely would plop down on your couch, and turn on that Xbox. But ho ... ely would plop down on your couch, and turn on that Xbox. But hold on, could your casual playing of video games like Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 or Assassin's Creed 3 cause you to become desensitized in ...

(9 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues