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Unformatted text preview: will lead to reduced perceptions of negative effects compared to those not considering a specific game. Does Games like Grand Theft Auto III promote killing, stealing cars, and have prostitutes push the question whether the gaming system is acting responsibly to protect children from this type of violence There can be a cultivation effect on children, that over time media can incrementally change a persons perception of reality According to Grossmans book, On Killing, he says humans possess a reluctance to kill another human being but that this can be broken down through conditioning techniques. In a follow-up book Stop Teaching Our Kids to kill, he says that these games are teaching kids to use weapons and hardening their emotions to murder....
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- Spring '12