Here’s why: That’s a lot of conflicting perspectives, so what’s the take-home message here?First, there is not solid, irrefutable evidence that violent video games lead to aggressive behavior.
Here’s why: That’s a lot of conflicting perspectives, so what’s the take-home message here?
Understanding each child’s needs and creating a plan that sets out rules for media use and monitors kids’ activities on screens is a sensible way to approach video games.
Sure, he said, some studies have revealed a connection between kids playing violent video games and violent behavior.
That does not mean that every game is for every child.
Certainly, many violent video games are scary and inappropriate for some kids.
Specifically, do violent video games lead to real-life violence? For decades, researchers have conducted studies to find out whether violent video games lead to problems such as aggression, lack of empathy and poor performance in school.
Many studies have found that people who play violent video games are more likely to engage in aggressive behavior.
While not overly gory, the premise for is inherently violent; the primary goal is to kill other players.
The popularity of these types of games, and this one in particular, raises clear questions about the effects of violent gaming.
In the game’s Battle Royale mode, up to 100 players parachute into a small island, scavenge for armor and weapons, and then kill or hide from other players in an attempt to be the lone survivor.
The game’s cartoonish violence and quirky features–including costumes and custom dance moves–have attracted more than 125 million players across all the globe since its release last September.