how violent video games affect teenagers has always been a contetious topic for parents and adults. many believe violent video games are good for you though studies prove they are wrong. Violent video games negatively affect a teen’s brain devolopment, personalities trait, and is also a bad role model for teens. violent video games like the new GTA 5 has cursing, guns, grand theft auto, and nudity which can impinge a teen’s decisions on right and wrong. this will lead into a teen having bad behavior.
Violent video games are never good for teens. these videos games can include crimes ranging from murder to raping.
Letting older children play these video games only corrupts their brains and make them dysfunctional. There was a study from Wang and his colleagues at the Radiocal Society of North America that proved how video games permanently altered young adult’s brains. wang did this study by recruiting 22 young, healthy, males aged 18 to 29. The 22 males had played low to no video games before the testing. the males were placed into 2 groups. one was a control group while the other played video games constantly all day. This went on for 2 weeks and then took a FMRI. The men who played violent video games showed less activation in the left inferior frontal lobe of the brain and also in the anterior cingulated cortex during the the test. this area of the brain is for vidal parts that controls your emotions and agressive behavior. If the affect of these violent video games can change young adult’s minds, then they can definatley alter the brains of teens. After the second week, when there no video game play, the changes in the brain activation were low. this could mean that the changes in the brain can become permanent if there is exessive game play. this research only proves that video games can affect the brain for better or for worse. The research doesnt prove that the brain region isnt doing its job. the research just proves there was decreased activity in the prefrontal cortex. Etended gameplay has been observed to depress activity in the frontal cortex of the brain which controls thoughts and functions. This could mean people who play violent video games can’t use that area that well or it can mean that the brain’s become more efficient. thats a gamble that you are going to have to take if a teen playing a video game. any parent would not want that to happen. A teens brain is not to be played with. These video games made by corporations are only trying to take parent’s money and not even consider how they have effected teens brains.
Vioelnt video games can mentally change someones personlality and emotions. Studies show teens having hieghtened agression. based on 130 studies pertaining to violent video games and teens since march of 2010, statistics strongly suggest that playing video games casue teen’s to be more agressive and behave inappropriately.United states General David Satcher warned in his report on youth violence of a...