Impact of Video Games on Teenagers’ Aggressive Behavior

1Doaa Farrash, Nagina Safdar

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Abstract:

In recent time, the exposure video games have augmented due to the latest technological advancement. Teenagers are engulfed with video games and this has lead to behavior changes. Thus, present study has measured the impact of video games on teenagers' aggressive behavior. This study was conducted on a sample of 56 teenagers from Jeddah city in Saudi Arabia. For this work, questionnaire based on Buss Perry Aggression was developed and aggressive behavior among teenagers was analyzed. SPSS software was used to perform the statistical analysis. The result has shown that the teenagers prefer to play action based games compared to the other genre games. In addition, the result have shown that there is a significant correlation between the numbers of hours per week teenagers play video games its impact and development of aggression behavior. There is statistically significant correlation between the hours spent in playing video games and the full scale – at level (0.05). CCS Concepts Information systems

Keywords:

Video games, behavior, teenagers, technology, aggressive, Saudi Arabia.

Paper Details
Month2
Year2020
Volume24
IssueSpecial Issue 1
Pages88-96