Video Games Behavior Effects on Male Children

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Video Games Behavior Effects on Male Children
There has been many diverse studies on whether video games effect children in a negative or positive in their behavior. Parents say that its a way for children to escape from their stress and by playing video games its an opportunity to see the real world in a form. On the other hand other parents believe that its a negative response on their behavior, by violence in the games it is encouraging children to behave in an inappropriate form. From all the studies done by researchers prove video games do have both positive and negative behavioral effects on male children, as well as causing neurological behavior changes.

Video games have a positive behavior effects one of them being building self esteem. Children who have psychological problems have low self confidence, in result have problems being able to socialize with other children. Once a child has played video games they have a sense of belonging and feel useful in life. This is a chance for a child to make friends without them being shy or be judged by their psychological problems. By video games increasing their self- confidence they are going to overcome their shyness and problems before they know it. Once they are confident enough they can use the confidence to make friends at school. The child will have have new opportunities with their new self confidence that they will be able to start a new beginning, having a social life, having a positive attitude, and feeling of being accepted. (Oaks, 2000-2009)

Releasing stress, anger any other negative emotion can be relieved by playing video games for children. It is a way for them to be able to release their emotions in a way that won't harm anyone. In certain video games there's opportunity to have conversation with other players by a headset and form team together and not needing to see the other teammates in person. By forming teams children can they work together as a team, and the child is able to relieve...
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