- n. Plural form of video game.
“There also may be a need to cut back on totally nonverbal and antiverbal activities, such as video games and some forms of television.”
“The strong link between video game violence and real world violence, and the conclusion that video games lead to social isolation and poor interpersonal skills, are drawn from bad or irrelevant research, muddleheaded thinking and unfounded, simplistic news reports:”
“The graphics and plotlines of 1980s arcade-based games such as Pac-Man and the original Mortal Kombat bear little resemblance to the home-based violent video games of today.”
“Henry Jenkins, PhD, director of the Comparative Media Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has published widely on the use of video games for education.”
“NOT ALL STUDIES ARE CREATED EQUAL There are even fewer studies about the effects of violent video games on aggression.”
“Much of the earlier research on violent video games involved artificial situations, such as having college sophomores play a new game for a few minutes in a research laboratory, or measuring fraction-of-a-second differences in how long someone blasts an air horn or triggers white noise from a computer a surrogate, the researchers claim, for aggression or for violent behavior after playing a violent game.”
“In 2004, we began a two-year, $1.5 million multifaceted study of violent video games and children at the Harvard Medical School Center for Mental Health and Media, which is a division of the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.”
“While there have been some reports in medical journals of an increase in the number of seizures among children over the past century, especially among children watching television or playing video games who are already diagnosed with epilepsy,23 these are extremely rare events when compared with the number of children and the amount of time spent playing video games.”
“These results clearly support the hypothesis that exposure to violent video games poses a public-health threat to children and youths and is positively associated with heightened levels of aggression in young adults and children, in experimental and nonexperimental designs, and in males and females….”
“Some kids are especially vulnerable to being revved up or excited by violent video games and more likely to act out stuff they see, Kronenberger said.”
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