Maman 13: Effects of Video Games on Aggressive Thoughts and Behaviors
Questions based on the Abstract and Paragraphs 1 - 4
1.a. Why does the writer think it is necessary to understand the effects of video violence on the brain?
The game industry in the past decade has exploded and many are aggressive and violent. Violent video games may be affecting the aggression of children and developing adolescents as violence and aggression is becoming increasingly common.
b. What is the name of the theory that the writer bases his beliefs about the effects of video violence?
The General Aggression model
2. What is the writer's definition of 'video games'?
The writer defines video games as any interactive multimedia in which the human game player has control over the main "character" in a simulated game world.