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Causal Argument Does Violence In The Media Affect ChildrenViolence is found all around us in the media Parents are becoming worried about what their children are exposed to There has been an ongoing debate as to whether violence in the media can affect children to imitate acts of violence After much research I have found there is a link between watching violence and committing acts of violence Children who are exposed to excessive amounts of violence on television in video games and through song lyrics than children who are not are much more likely to commit acts of violence later in their lives Many wonder if watching violence on television can influence individuals to act violently and many studies have found a link between viewing violence on TV and committing acts of violence later in life For example University of Michigan psychologists Leonard Eron and Rowell Huesmann conducted a study spanning decades where they watched over 800 preschoolers and followed them until adulthood to see how television violence affected them The study concluded that children who watched excessive amounts of television tended to be more aggressive towards other children Eron and Huesman checked back with the preschoolers eleven and twenty two years ago and found that the aggressive preschools became even more aggressive as they got older with more acts of domestic violence and more traffic tickets than their peers Many experts also believe that when children view violence on television they try to imitate what they see For instance there was an incident when a five year old while watching the cartoon Beavis and Butthead saw the characters obsession with fire and decided to light his house on fire which killed his little sister Children Media and Violence Not only are children exposed to violence on television violence is also found in video gamesWith the recent advancements in technology video games are looking more and more realistic every day With the introduction of better
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