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VIDEO GAMES
Advantages and disadvantages
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;
 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;
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;
 Causes health problems such as:
Neck pain;
Backache;

Repetitive strain injuries;
Eyestrain;
Headaches;
Chest pain;
Fatigue;
Mood swings;
Addiction.

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Video Games - advantages and disadvantages

  • 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.  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. 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.  Causes health problems such as: Neck pain; Backache; Repetitive strain injuries; Eyestrain; Headaches; Chest pain; Fatigue; Mood swings; Addiction.