"Aggression is a trait that develops together with the nervous system over time starting from childhood. Patterns of behaviour become solidified and the nervous system prepares to continue the behaviour patterns into adulthood when they become increasingly coached in personality. " This quote is saying that if children are exposed to violence at a young age, any problems that they might have will follow them as they get older and stay throughout their whole lives. ***Perry, Keith. “Watching Violent Films Does Make People More Aggressive, Study Shows.” The Telegraph, Telegraph Media Group, 10 Sept. 2014, www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/11087683/Watching-violent-films-does-make-people-more-aggressive-study-shows.html.
"Children often like to imitate what they see on television and in films. They cannot differentiate between fact and fiction until the age of four. This might lead them to view violence as an ordinary occurrence, affecting their sense of compassion." This quote is explaining that violent films have an affect on small children because the children do what they see on television no knowing it will cause damage. ***“Does Violence in Films Influence Society?” Caleidoscope | Indian Culture & Heritage, 28 Apr. 2016, www.caleidoscope.in/art-culture/violence-in-films.
" By observing these participants into adulthood, Huesmann and Eron found that the ones who'd watched a lot of TV violence when they were 8 years old were more likely to be arrested and prosecuted for criminal acts as adults. " This quote tells that researchers found that kids who watched violent television as a kid grow up thinking that violence is okay. Then, eventually, they act out and get in serious trouble with the law and much more. ***www.apa.org/action/resources/research-in-action/protect.aspx.
This video explains that video games are Americas most popular entertainment. It states that politicians have seen that the violence on screen contributes to the violence in real life. For example, some children, or even adults, might get the idea of school shootings, because of what they see on video games. The video explains that the new violent video games are shaping peoples minds. In the video it shows that the video gams have became more life like showing people better graphics, more detail, and more violence. ***link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/CT531030983/OVIC?+.
This article gives statistics showing that kids under the age of 18 are still developing and if they are exposed before they hit that age they can possibly be at risk of critical life situations. Also, research has shown, that the small children that watch violent television are more likely to act out and follow what the characters in the movies are doing. The people on television are the new role models of society, especially to young adults and children. This means that when children are watching a violent movie they will try to do what they see on television not knowing that its not the right thing to do. ***www.hastac.org/blogs/ryan4wheeler/2017/12/17/video-game-violence-linked-children.
This psychology article explains the negative impacts violence in the media can cause. My main focus on this website was the bar graph shown. The bar graph teaches that the kids with the high violent game play have gotten into more physical fights compared to the ones that have a low violent game pay. In the high hostility category the high game play with the number of fights percentage was 63% and the low was 28%. ***jessicabibby.wordpress.com/2011/12/01/video-games-cause-violence/