12 results found, view free essays on page:
Media In Todays Society
626 wordsBeing a teenager living in todays modern society is no easy task. Todays generation of youth is continually being faced with more obstacles to overcome than in previous generations. Growing up in the information age of the Internet, cable television, and violent video games, society's youth are being repeatedly exposed by the same media that seems to capture its imagination and attention. The way youth see and interact with the world is heavily influenced and constructed from the present day bar...
Free research essays on topics related to: young people, cable television, violent video games, todays youth, information age
Violent Video Games Violent Acts
1,409 wordsFor many years there has been an increase in the cases of violence in schools. Violence, in itself, has been a problem plaguing schools and just recently has it taken deadly actions. But what causes these outbreaks of aggression and hatred to occur? Is it the community where the school is or peers that children come in contact with? Some factors that might contribute to violence in schools is the family influence, society's shortcomings, the media and drugs. But can it really all be blamed on th...
Free research essays on topics related to: violent acts, factors contributing, role models, school violence, violent video games
Violent Video Games Violent Games
1,653 wordsOver the past several years, video games have evolved from the simple pong and pac man to highly detailed, fully interactive fantasy adventures. Unfortunately, along with this development came the ability to depict violence with gory detail and high-speed action. Studies substantiate that this brutal violence found in modern video games has a direct correlation with violence among todays youth. This relationship can be seen through several areas. Several experiments confirm that children are adv...
Free research essays on topics related to: rating system, first person, violent video games, gaming industry, violent games
Violent Video Games Violence In Video Games
954 wordsOn April 20 th, 1999 two teenagers, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into their school in Columbine Colorado and began a one-hour long killing spree, which ended in the death of 12 of their fellow classmates and one teacher and left another 28 wounded. The shooters then took their own lives. The two teenage gunmen did not have a previous history of violence but were both enthusiasts of killing-oriented video games. The violence in video games was a major factor in teaching these kids how to ...
Free research essays on topics related to: easily influenced, violent video games, violence in video games, young boy, resort to violence
Violent Video Games Face To Face
1,973 wordsMan, Framed by the LPB Sniper again! ! ! That may sound like nonsense to the average person but to the seasoned Counterstrike veteran it speaks volumes. Today, millions of people of all ages are coming together on the Internet to compete against each other in a variety of online games. The most popular of which is an online modification of the game Half-life entitled Counterstrike. Counterstrike itself is comprised of players broken up in to two teams, terrorists and counter terrorists, who then...
Free research essays on topics related to: gamers, real life, violent video games, social aspect, face to face
Violent Video Games Mri Scans
1,210 wordsPsychological Reasoning Is Media Violence Harmful to Children? Media violence is getting more attention now than ever, as a precursor to children becoming violent teens and adults. Does watching a violent cartoon before school in the morning influence children to go to school and show violence toward their peers? The verdict seems to still be out on this issue. Some studies show children can differentiate between cartoon violence and violent shows depicting real people such as research by Deakin...
Free research essays on topics related to: violent shows, violent video games, mri scans, media violence, cartoon violence
Violent Video Games One On One
1,635 wordsAggression is something that all animals have. There are many different levels of aggression and people, as well as other animals, act on their feelings of aggression in many different ways. Aggression comes in many forms including physical violence, sexual abuse, yelling and mental abuse. There are many factors that contribute to the amount of aggressiveness that people have and the ways that they act on them. Males generally have more aggression than women and act out with aggressive behaviors...
Free research essays on topics related to: sexual assault, testosterone levels, aggressive behavior, one on one, violent video games
Violent Video Games American Psychological Association
880 wordsArgumentative/Persuasive paper Nowadays, it became a statement of good state, on the part of Bible thumper's and those who refer to themselves as conservatives, to think of violent video games as such that encourage young people to indulge in anti-social behavior. For example, the article Violent Video Games can Increase Aggression, which is available on the web site of American Psychological Association, implies that it is such games that result in more and more young Americans being deprived o...
Free research essays on topics related to: american psychological association, young americans, bible thumper, violent video games, american society
Video Games And Violence
2,219 wordsVideo Games and Violence During resent years video games play an important role in development of our society, especially younger people. Many young children play video games when they have free time and nothing to do, some engage in this process even to a higher extent. Recently there is an opinion among sociologists and psychologists that video games cause violence among children. In my opinion this is a wrong assumption because violence is created inside the children themselves due to other t...
Free research essays on topics related to: aggressive behavior, playing video games, exposure to violence, violent video games, cause violence
Social Learning Theory Violent Video Games
2,140 wordsAggressive Stimulation Theory Many television programs involve a substantial amount of violence in one form or another. What impact do they have on the development of aggression? Research on violent television and films, video games, and music reveals unequivocal evidence that media violence increases the likelihood of aggressive and violent behaviour in both immediate and long-term contexts. The effects appear larger for milder than for more severe forms of aggression, but the effects on severe...
Free research essays on topics related to: personality and social psychology, social learning theory, effects of violence, violence on television, violent video games
Gun Control Laws National Rifle Association
1,351 wordsGun Control Gun control is an action of the government that is supposed to reduce crime. Congress has passed many laws on this subject and there really has not been an effect. Gun control has been a controversial issue for years, but the citizens of the United States have a right to own guns and the Constitution states that. On the governments path to control guns they created the Brady Act. Handgun Control Incorporated is the major organization for lobbying, and introducing legislation on gun c...
Free research essays on topics related to: violent video games, national rifle association, gun owners, gun control laws, gun violence
Violent Video Games Violence On Television
1,178 wordsHow and why does mass media violence affect children? Within a span of a few short years, violent television and video games have increased in popularity dramatically. Yet, the voices of parent s concerned about their affects have also grown louder. In today s society, an average of five or six violent incidents occur every hour on daytime television. And what about cartoons, the most watched shows by children? Cartoon programming contains the most violence, portraying about eighteen acts of agg...
Free research essays on topics related to: violent television, violence on television, violent behavior, behavior in children, violent video games
12 results found, view free essays on page: