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    Today I will be discussing: Statistics on children and amount of time spent  playing video games and watching TV How this inevitably effects their developmental  process Why it is necessary to censor such games and TV  shows to prevent our population from becoming a  violent society
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    According to a US News and World  Report… The number of violent acts on TV per hour  has gone up from 18.6 to 26.4 since 1980  75% of children, age 10-19, tune in to  MTV more then 50% of the time they  watch TV
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    Effects on Children More easily impressionable  Have a harder time distinguishing  fantasy from reality Cannot easily discern motives for  violence Learn by observing and imitating
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    Video Games “Playing violent video games for as little as 20 mins.  Causes a decrease in pro-social, helping behaviors  and an increase in aggressive thinking and feelings  such as anger and aggressive behavior.” -Media Awareness Network
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course COMS 145 taught by Professor Brock during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly.

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