1.1 Some people believe that
computer games can make
children aggressive due to the
violent themes of certain games
and the adrenaline the children feel
when playing the games.
1.2 For example, COD is
seen as an aggressive
game as it involves a lot
of shooting and war
1.2.1 Some parents will ban their
children off games such as COD
or make sure they are in the room
with them when playing it.
2 Health risks
2.1.1 This is a possible health risk as if the person
spends a number of continuous hours on the
game, they will be sat in the same position and be
using their hands excessively, maybe leading
them to develop RSI (repetitive strain injury)
2.2.1 This is the softening of
the bones, particularly
common in children
and can lead to
fractures and deformity.
2.2.2 Children can get it from playing computer
games is they spend so much time on them sat
in the same position and using the same bones
over and over again to play.
2.3 Eye strain
3 Avoiding health risks
3.1 Take regular breaks from the game
to rest your eyes so you don't get eye
strain and so you can prevent the risk
of getting RSI and rickets.
3.2.1 Use game equipment that has been
ergonomically designed to prevent
health risks, such as special chairs
to help maintain your posture, wrist
rests to prevent RSI and other
special equipment available.
4.1 Some people believe that computer
games can help education, such as
new apps that help children interact
and learn rather than being bored in
writing things out.
4.2 People can also learn
by socialising with
people over computer
games and picking
new things up from
4.3 Video games can
stimulate the mind
and allow people
to take on a
5 Ethics of downloading and using
software that you haven't paid for
5.1.1 If you do this then you
haven't bought the rights
to own the software and
will be breaching
5.2.1 It is illegal to do this and you may be
questioned by the police and sentenced
to prison if you are caught doing this.
5.3 Torrent Sites
5.3.1 These are sites where you can
download software for free off other
people. This is illegal.