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Video Games - advantages and disadvantages

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Video Games - advantages and disadvantages

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Video Games - advantages and disadvantages

  1. 1. VIDEO GAMES Advantages and disadvantages
  2. 2. ADVANTAGES To develop skills that children need for the learning process;  To stimulate children’s imagination;  To be good and enjoyable entertainment ;  To be challenging and fascinating;  To play different characters in different environments;
  3. 3.  To increase interest in a certain topic or area;  To give children role models to look up to;  To develop children’s decision making skills;  To improve children’s social skills; To improve children’s confidence in the real world;
  4. 4. DISADVANTAGES  To affect the players’ behaviour: ● may increase the amount of aggression and violence / make kids uncompassionate and insensitive towards death; More aggressive games on the market than educational games; they have got a lot  To make children feel of power;
  5. 5.  Causes health problems such as: Neck pain; Backache; Repetitive strain injuries; Eyestrain; Headaches; Chest pain; Fatigue; Mood swings; Addiction.

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