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  • Case In Television And Aggression Experiments
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    How and why does mass media influence people In particular, how and why does television violence cause aggression (if indeed it does) The social psychology point of view includes the "arousal theory", the "social learning" theory, the "disinhibition" theory, and the "aggression reduction" theory, all of which will be defined and discussed in this paper. There are other theories such as the "social comparison" theory and the "modeling precision" theory which are excluded from consideration here d...
  • Viewing Of Televised Violence And Childhood Aggression
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    The Effect of Viewing Television Violence on Childhood AggressionAbstractThere is a great deal of speculation on the effect television plays in childhood aggression. Two contrasting views regarding this issue are violent television increases aggressive behavior and violent television does not increase aggressive behavior. Later research demonstrates there may be other intervening variables causing aggression. These include IQ, social class, parental punishment, parental aggression, hereditary, e...
  • Different Aggression Levels Between Males And Females
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    Abstract EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT LEVELS OF T. V VIOLENCE ON AGGRESSION: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of different levels of television violence on grade school children. Since some studies show that younger children are more prone to aggression than older children. This study is designed to show how violence plays a role in aggression. The intention is to show that violence causes different aggression levels between males and females. The second purpose of this study is t...
  • Violence Causes Aggression In Children
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    "Children don't naturally kill. It is a learned skill. And they learn it from abuse and violence in the home and, most pervasively, from violence as entertainment in television, the movies, and interactive video games", (Oliver Stone, 1995). Children today can see someone get shot or killed on the television and mimic that act at very young age. But it is not until the age of about 8 or 9, that the children actually understand what is going on. (Oliver Stone, 1995) Violence is defined as "any ov...
  • Effects Of Television Violence
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    To find a realistic and logical answer to this question I felt it important to begin at the beginning. I wanted to know if this is a legitimate problem, or if this was another politically correct way of blaming television for a societal problem. So, on this journey I began with the introduction of television to the public. The official starting date for television in the United States was in 1939, at the World's Fair. At the time of the debut, there were mixed reactions to television because it ...
  • Subsequent Aggressive Behavior
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    There are great consensus in the scientific literature about the unhealthy effects of media violence. Quantitative-analyses show that media-violence viewing consistently is associated with higher levels of antisocial behavior, ranging from the trivial limitative violence directed against toys) to the serious (criminal violence), with many consequential outcomes in between (acceptance of violence as a solution to problems, increased feelings of hostility, and the apparent delivery of painful stim...

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