Video games are titled by parents as time-wasters, and worse, someexperts think that these games corrupt the brain. Playing violent video games are easily blamedby the media and some experts so the reason why some young people becomeviolent or commit extreme crime. Butmany scientists and psychologists find that video games can actually havebenefits too– the main one is making kids smart. Video games may actually teach kidshigh-level thinking skills that they will need in the future.
But if they areplayed more than required, it can have adverse effect too.Playing video games can be addictive. It has its ownadvantages and disadvantages. Gaming addicts always love to play more and moreand spend much time in it. Because of this reason they don’t have proper sleep timingand due to this children are sleep deprived. Due to this, they are mentallydull in day times.
Another disadvantage of video games ison student’s studies. If you become a regular game player, then you would gofar from your studies and in the end of year you would face the “Fail” in yourresult card. Addicts of Games always hate to perform outdooractivities and outdoor sports.
Missing of these events makes human body dull,week and lazy and also puts bad effects on your health.Some actions and activities in a mission, war andhistorical gaming teaches you things in the wrong way. For example if you are aaddict of a game called GTA (Grand ThiefAuto), you must have noticed the snapping of the car, killing of the people andwrong driving which are some illegal things. Online Gamerswho perform and play online with real money sometimes loss money. Because luckis not always in favor of you and sometimes you will face high level issues init.
Biggestdisadvantage of playing online video games is screen and graphics of theseanimations give out some high definitiondangerous rays. And these rays and colour lights can put you in eye diseases.Someactions games even have bad ideas for students and children. And small kids canalso adopt these negative addicts in their selves and perform these actionsoutside.
It might be a cause for fighting, breaking the laws, and performingillegal activates etc.Gaming addict becomes far from his family. Childrenwho are fond of it always thinks about it and don’t want to spend time withtheir families.. This point of addiction can becomedangerous in small children. Some graphics would have wrong pictures whichmight not be good for small kids and students to watch.
Too much gaming iswaste of electricity and also increases the amount of electricity bills.Because the gaming devices like Xbox and PlayStation etc. are of high voltageand consume high electricity.To conclude, over playing video games has manynegative effects such as addiction, obesity, poor social skills, violent behaviourand sleep deprivation. But if the right actions are taken by limiting the gameplay by for example setting limits of time to play the game and checking theratings that show the content of the game. Parents need to keep a regular checkon their kids on what games they are playing.
Thus in this way, we can reduce the negative effects of video games onchildren.