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Video Games Are Bad For Children

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Started: 6/21/2018 Category: Technology
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Debating Period
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I strongly believe that video games are not bad for children. Video games teach children problem solving and logic, perseverance, accuracy, memory, concentration, and quick thinking. People will argue that video games are addicting and are a waste of time, but with the right time restriction and monitoring, video games are good for children.


I personally believe that video games are a good source of fun for kids. Kids learn a lot of lifelong skill from video games such as teamwork, logic, problem solving, and sometimes the video games might call for kids to get up and move. Such as Arms (2017) or Just Dance (2014), "And protect your brain from different conditions, like depression, Alzheimer's disease or dementia." -Wendy Suzuki (a Neuroscientist and author to see her full Ted talk visit Even if kids don't move video games still have benefits as I previously mentioned. Players also must have patience and focus and with time those skills increase, in some cases video games have been reported to increase attention spans. In recent studies, it has been found that gamers adopt a high concentration attitude, and don't realize they are learning. If the same attitude could be adopted at school education could have great benefits, many students "learn by doing" when playing video games and fostering creative thinking.
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I am confused as to what you pointed out in your last argument. You seem to be arguing for the con side.
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Posted by Bakedbeans 3 years ago
I let my 2 year old play gta V. I think he is getting along just fine!
Posted by The_Annoying_Debater 3 years ago
I thought I was debating for the Con side and I didn't realize it I apologize.
Posted by thetruthwillout 3 years ago
Certain video games teach children violence tho
Posted by Gtworld3 3 years ago
Are both of you saying that video games are good?
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