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Matthew Wills Dr. Toby Beeny English 1000 April 17, 2013 Do Video Games Improve Cognition? In today’s society, video games are becoming ever more popular and the more popularity video games receive, the more research that will be done on the topic. Many years ago you may have heard of Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, and of course the “classic” Super Mario. Today we have better technology and millions of different games out there that can put gamers in tough situations and can lure them to play for hours...

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Video Games

Bernard Do English 101 11/03/12 Rated M: for Misunderstanding Do video games really need to be censored by the United States’ Government? Over the past several years there has been a controversial court case under discussion to censor video games. This case is trying to get the United States’ Government to prohibit the selling of all video games that may include graphic violence, virtual sex, violent and gory scenes, partial or full nudity, and portrayal of criminal behavior or other provocative...

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video games: good or bad?

Video Games: Good or Bad? Spending hours upon hours playing video games, one would think that they would start to influence the day to day life. This controversy is brought up in the article “Defending Video Games: Breeding Evil?” written by the editor of Ecomunist.com. The article argues that violent video games do not necessarily make viewers violent, but may in fact be beneficial to the user’s health. The main topic is proving games do not influence their audience to the extent of behavioral...

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Violent Video Games

Violent video games today may influence younger, more impressionable, and or weaker-willed players, but in general, the average gamer will know better than to let data on a plastic disc tell them how to live their lives. Alright, so…by a show of hands, how many of you in this room believe that violence in video games should be restricted, or “toned down”? *survey the votes* How many of you believe that violence in video games is the most influential factor in causing teens to commit violent crime...

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Video Games Linked to Violence

connection of violent video games and they crimes? Every time that a major criminal act occurs, like a maniac going on a killing spree, the government and society aims straight towards violent video games. People question, “Is there a link between atrocious acts of violence and video games?” I believe that there is. I agree that there’s a connection because statistics support that violent video games can sometimes, most of the time, corrupt ones mind. Also, these violent games cause people, especially...

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Cheating and Video Game Player

characteristically is employed to create an unfair advantage, usually in one's own interest, and often at the expense of others. Cheating implies the breaking of rules. There are plenty ways to cheat, you can cheat in a relationship, academically, and in games. Cheating is when a person misleads, deceives, or acts dishonestly on purpose. For kids, cheating may happen at school, at home, or while playing a sport.Some kids cheat because they're busy or lazy and they want to get good grades without spending...

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Video games

The video games phenomenon is somewhat new in this modern society. Although they often to be entertaining, the contents have become more violent and disturbing as computing technology has become much more advanced. These days, the popularity of violent video games has caused an increase in controversy. Parents and experts feel that some games are just too violent and they demand the government to regulate the sales of these games. However, I strongly believe violent video games do not cause an increase...

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Persuasive Essay on Video Game Violence.

Control Your Kids, not Video Game Violence Mike Howe Video game violence should not be lessened in any way. MAVAV (Mothers against Video Game Addiction and Violence) and other parents feel as though there is now too much violence in video games. They state, "video game companies continue to market violence aimed at vulnerable children and young teens" (MAVAV.ORG). Their children should be controlled, not the games. The games themselves are not alive, but only the people who buy them. There was...

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Military and Video Game Working Together

Military and Video Game Working Together Run! Shoot him! Shoot at him! Don’t just stand there! Get down! Yes! I killed him! O no wait! He shot me! GAME OVER. These phrases may sound familiar from playing some type of war video game or at least witness someone play. War video games have been produced for years for the enjoyment of teenagers and as well as adults and these types of games are still popular today and have actually been top sellers. For instance, games such as Battlefield and Call...

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Video Game

violent video games on the manifestation of aggressive behaviors in young people is controversial. The objectives of this research project were as follows: (1) to review scientific studies of the effects of violent video games on aggressiveness; and (2) to examine the evidence that playing violent video games plays a role in the behaviors of school shooters. Video games occupied a large amount of my time as a child, and I found that the experience of playing largely nonviolent games was a...

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