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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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  • Positve Effects of Video Games

    Video Games How They Positively Influence Us Moosa Baquie Mr.Cronin Thursday‚ April 26‚ 2012 ENG 2DR Analysis Ever since‚ the birth ‚ video games have received a negative reputation in the media and by our society. However they do not deserve the common stereotypical reputation it has in the present day. President Obama has stated in his response to video games in our society with " Put them away...". Video games are a medium of communication and education they can be used in both a positive

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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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  • Video Games Harmful?

    Video game use has been studied in the development in young adults for many years. It is implied that young people tend to use the games as a distraction from pain in their lives‚ thus making it an inequity to many “gamers” to put a limit on video game use. Using video games to relieve pain is often seen in children with infirmities and receiving medical treatments. The games allow the children to focus on something other than pain for long periods of time. But other than a distraction‚ how are these

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  • Video Game and Games Addiction Effects

    Video Games And Parents – Why So Much Hate? In a recent survey that was conducted‚ it was discovered that what parents fear the most is not that their children will get addicted to drinking alcohol or watching pornographic videos. Their greatest fear is that their children will get obsessed with playing video games. You may be surprised at first‚ but when you think about it the results actually makes sense. Just take a look at the gaming consoles available today. You have the PlayStation

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  • Video Games and Aggression

    Violent and Nonviolent Computer Games on Implicit Measures of Aggressiveness Matthias Bluemke1Â Monika Friedrich1‚ and Joerg Zumbach2 1 2 Psychological Institute‚ University of Heidelberg‚ Heidelberg‚ Germany Department of E-Learning and Media Research in Science Education‚ University of Salzburg‚ Salzburg‚ Austria : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : We examined the causal relationship between playing violent video games and increases in aggressiveness

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  • Video Games And Juvenile Delinquency

    Video Games and Juvenile Delinquency Student Institution Video Games and Juvenile Delinquency Video games are usual tools for the youth‚ especially teenagers‚ in the world today. They spend long hours engaging in this activity mainly when on holidays. As a result‚ there is so much time wasted which would otherwise translate into more productive activities such as reading and helping parents with household chores. However‚ the few who don’t play video games have a lot of idle time

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  • Research of Video Games

    Violence in Video Games and how it affects the Behavior of Children and Teenagers Generally violent video games are given a bad reputation. Usually many of the video games containing significant amounts of violence are designed for mature audiences; however their popularity among teenagers and children is always on the rise. Video games have become insanely violent and graphic glorifying violence more than any movie and subject. Americans of all ages‚ including impressionable teenagers and children

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  • Gender Roles In Video Games

    Video gaming is the largest entertainment industry‚ with an estimated 1.2 billion people engaged worldwide. Whilst women represent 46% of gamers and female game creators are increasing‚ games are still predominately made by and for men. As a result‚ misogynistic and sexist representations of women are created in the interest of male fantasy that is reflected in both game context and game play. Throughout many video games a patriarchal culture of sexism is maintained‚ reinforced and normalised through

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  • Violence in Video Games

    Tanya Sanchez ENG 1201 Professor Aldridge Annotated Bibliography Effects of violent video game playing on youth Ward‚ Michael R. "Video Games and Adolescent Fighting." Journal of Law and Economics 53 (2012): 611-28. JSTOR. Web. 5 Nov. 2012. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/605509>. There is a link between violence in the context of video games and violence affected by gamers outside of the context of gaming. Psychologists have studied the possible connections between violence

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