Marinduque State College
School of Information and Computing ScienceSociety and CultureCHAPTER IIntroduction
In modern society, it is very common playing computer games. Even thoughcomputer games are common in our life, they have not only good effects, but also badeffects, especially to teenagers. Moreover, even though parents know that teenagers playcomputer games too much, they do not know that why teenagers are widely excited atcomputer games, and what the bad effects of computer games are. There are two maincauses that teenagers play computer games too much. In addition, playing computer games too much has two main effects.The first reason that teenagers play computer games too much is very simple, because computer games are very fun. Computer games’ aims focus on to relieve stress.Therefore, computer games are very splendid violent content. There has long been the brief that violent content may teach violent behavior” “Mind and Media”. Moreover,Barrie Gunter asserted, “Extrapolating … from playing computer or video games withviolent themes, such as heightening of perceptions risk or danger in the real world,” “Theeffects of video games on children”, Also he declared in same book, “The power of videoor computer games may also derive form the feeling of control which they stimulate inyoung players”. Thus, computer games drive teenagers more violent. Besides, teenagerscould misunderstand that they are computer games character.