The Effects of Violent Video Games on Children
The effects of violent video games on youth are a prominent topic. Considering ongoing advances in technology these games have turned automation into reality. For several years there has been major opposition in regards to both the pros and cons of video games and their effects on children, including aggression and moody behaviors. Recent research studies have shown proven methods that support the analogy that children are affected by violent video games and their overrated content. Because children devote a great deal of time into playing violent video games, this research will address the following questions: 1. What effects do violent video games have on children? 2. Are parents aware of what their children are playing? 3. What are alternatives to violent video games?
These are just a few questions that come to mind when considering
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