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The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
The violent video game researchers
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  • 1. The Violent VideoGame Researchers BY: Kelsey Sparks, Vincent Wilcox, Allen Hazelwood
  • 2. How Violent Video Games Effect Adolescents
  • 3. ● Argue both sides of the claim -harmful effects -positive effects● AgreementGroup Goal
  • 4. Vincent - Harmful EffectsAllen - Positive EffectsProject overview
  • 5. The Harmful Effects of Video Games on Adolescents
  • 6. The Scenario (Bad Timmy)
  • 7. ● Studies have suggested that exposure to violent video games increase angry & hostile feelings while interacting with others● 73% of violent video games reward violence as an effective way to handle conflict● Rewarding violence makes kids feel aggressive, violent behavior is rightIncreased Aggression
  • 8. ● —Typical American Teen has seen 200,000 dramatized acts of violence and 40,000 dramatized acts of murder● Seeing so much violence makes kids more comfortable with violence● Not really phased by seeing or even performing violent actsDesensitized to Violence
  • 9. ● Violent Video Games give kids eerie details on how to perform violent acts● Story of Michael Corneal● Video Games like COD allow kids to see how to kill in by putting them in the eyes of the killerLearning How to be Violent
  • 10. ● Violent Video Games have a lot of harmful effects on todays adolescence● Desensitizes Youth to violence● Increases Aggression● Teaches Youth how to be violentConclusion
  • 11. The Positive Effects of Video Games on Adolescents
  • 12. The Scenario (Good Timmy)
  • 13. Reasons to Play:● Fun● Competition● Leadership Opportunities● Problem SolvingExamination of ViolenceNormal Child Development
  • 14. Idea that Violent Video Games create Violent Children...So wheres the violence?● Lowest child violence rates in 40 years● Chance of child dying in school is 7/10,000,000Decreased Violence Rates
  • 15. Reasons to Doubt Research about how Violent Video Games Affect Children:● Little to Zero Results● Inconsistent Methods● Ignored VariablesIn 2011, the US Supreme Court claimedinformation too unreliable for a case!Inconsistent Research
  • 16. Due to:● Normal Child Development● Decreased Violence Rates● Inconsistent ResearchI find it hard to believe violent video games turnchildren violent!Perhaps Timmy can be good afterall!Conclusion
  • 17. The Compromise
  • 18. Negative Positive ● Violent Video Games have a lot of harmful ● Fun effects on todays ● Competition adolescence ● Leadership ● Desensitizes Youth to Opportunities ● Problem Solving violence ● Increases Aggression ● Teaches Youth how to be violentRecap of Covered Topics
  • 19. ● Video games in moderation● Parent Intervention● Other activitiesOur Solution
  • 20. THE END Thank You for Listening!

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