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Why video games can be educational

Why Video Games Can Be Educational, by You Over the years video games have been proven to increase addiction to staying inside, along with increased aggression, and various medical and psychosocial effects. However there are many positive aspects to playing video games. Research dating back to the early 1980s has consistently shown that playing computer games (of different genre) produces reductions in reaction times, improved hand-eye co-ordination and raises the player’s self-esteem. Let’s...

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Argument on Banning Violent Video Games

Violent Video Games Over the past five decades there has been a discussion over violent media. This has included movies, music, music videos and television. Since 1990, there has been another venue on the chopping block, video games. Although video games have been around since the 70’s, the ones mainly considered in this argument have only been around for the last ten years. Some of the titles of these games are Doom, Grand Theft Auto, Warcraft and Manhunt. These are some of the games that have...

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Violent Video Games

2,Level 6 K. Christolear February 20 2013 Say No to Violent Video Games Do you know Call of Duty? It has swept the world. There are so many people playing this game which has been issued to its ninth part. In the world, more and more people are attracted to video games which are about shooting or other violent actions like Call of Duty. On the one hand, this kind of video games is so popular bacause the game makers make these games very attractive; on the other hand, nowdays, they have catered...

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The Danger of Violent Video Games in Children

Danger of Violent Video Games in Children The links between increased aggressive and violent behaviour and the content of video games is a controversial subject. Increased scientific evidence demonstrates that violent video games are linked to increases in aggressive cognitions, feelings and behaviours (e.g., Anderson and Bushman, 2001; Anderson, 2004; Anderson, Gentile & Buckley, 2007) However, there is still much resistance to the evidence among the public and by the video game industry (e.g., Entertainment...

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Violent Video Games Must Be Banned

Many people believe that violent video games should be banned, claiming that they have a negative effect on people. Some even say violent games make people commit violent acts. These games do influence human behavior, which isn’t always positive, but this does not mean that they should be banned. If a child began playing violent video games at a young age, then he might think that violence in real life is the same as the game violence and that it doesn’t have a real impact on others. However,...

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Effects of Violent Video Games on Children

Effects of Violent Video Games on Children The use of video games has become tremendously popular among children and adolescents in the past decade. In fact, “Sixty-eight percent of U.S. households play computer or video games.” (David Jenkins, 2009) This statistic reveals how important it is to understand the effects that these games can have on individuals and more specifically, children. Over the years, numerous studies have been conducted investigating whether video games have positive or...

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Video Game Violence Argument Paper

Pablo Rodriguez Mrs. Wright English 102 Section 33 7 October 2014 Final Draft The Blame Game Why did our forefathers come to America? Why did they risk hopping on a boat, not knowing if they would survive the voyage? What could possibly be so important to them, that they jeopardized seeing their loved ones left behind again? The answer is freedom. Land of the free, home of the brave. However, each day the involvement of the government, media and other people escalates in trying to make sweeping...

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Violent Video Games Are Bad for You

exposed to violent video games in which “they can produce violence, emotional outbursts, and inappropriate language”. According to Violent Video Games: The Newest Media Violence Hazard, about 85% or more video games include violent content. Violent content includes: blood and gore, killing, inappropriate language, and sexual content. Since then, many people have been saying that these games promote bad behavior and cause people to be more violent. As people play violent video games, it influences bad...

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Video Game Essay

Have you ever wondered how games impact children? or why kids love to play them? Well your about to find out and the answer may be surprising. Video games were first introduced in the 1970s. By the end of that decade they had become a preferred childhood leisure activity, and adults responded with concern about the possible ill effects of the games on children. Early research on these effects was inconclusive. However, a resurgence in video game sales that began in the late 1980s after the introduction...

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Do Video Games Promote Violence

English 101 05 Feb 2013 Do Video Games Promote Violence? Video games are being blamed more and more for violent acts people cause after playing them in extreme amounts. These violent video games are becoming more popular around the world among children, teens, and young adults. These games promote aggressive acts like shootings, theft, and drug use. As video games get more sophisticated and realistic, it becomes more like the real thing which desensitizes people to the violence, blood, and gore...

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