Introduction

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Medias ranging from Television to the Internet have been associated with causes of antisocial behavior in children. But video games have shown to provoke our youth to such behavior more than any other medium. Video games play a much more influential role in influencing young minds than TV and other media mostly because of interactivity. Children can not only visualize content and behaviors on a screen, but control it and carry out actions that would fall far out of the social norm.

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Interesting Take

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An interesting take from Michael Rich, director of the Center on Media and Child Health at Children’s Hospital Boston. He first talks about prosocial behavior that can be caused by video games then addresses the antisocial side.

A scary look at video game addiction.