Video Games and behaviour - Wake Up Wednesday
10 October 2019 (by Ben Kilburn (MrKilburn))
National On-line safety guide
Since the dawn of video games there have been questions asked about their potential link to violent or disruptive behaviour in people, and in particular, young people. These questions certainly haven’t been without merit; violent content and graphics seemingly get more and more common as technology progresses. But what’s the truth when it comes to the science? Thankfully, in today’s age we actually have a much more solid idea of what the link between the two looks like, and whether or not we should be concerned. In this guide, we’ll look at the arguments both for and against the idea that video games cause violent behaviour.