1 Children playing with knife and firearm at home - Photo taken by Krisitin Farmer 2014 All rights reserved

The Effects of Violent Games on Children and Young Children

¬†Effective Parenting Means Careful Choices of Video and Computer Games By Kristin Farmer, M.Ed., ACES Founder and Aimee Pack, MA, BCBA, ACES Director. When the video game Mortal Kombat hit American arcades in the early 1990s, a fierce debate ignited. Horrified parents decried the game’s unprecedented depictions of human decapitation and incineration, and gamers launched…