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Do Violent video games cause behaviour problems? Today, video games are popular among people of all ages. Latest video games dominate most conversations. The increasing interests in video games brings concerns to researchers. They wonder whether violent video games affect the players’ behavior. Different researchers provide different arguments. Some researchers argue that behavior problems depend on the personality of the player. (Gao et al., 2017). Other researchers show that there is close link between violent video games and behavior problems. Violent video games cause behavior problems because they lead to decreased empathy, addiction among children and teens, and the gamers tend to model themselves after the games’ characters. Violent video games can decrease empathy and increase the aggressive thoughts of a gamer. After long exposure to video games, players may get desensitized. (Gao et al., 2017). For example, their prosocial behaviour, which may include the feeling of helping other people, may decrease. The results from a study carried out on 150 Chinese University Students showed that a game character’s moral behaviour influences that of gamer. (Gao
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