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Unformatted text preview: • 1:10 (10%) of 8th graders have been injured with a weapon while they were at school • 1:2 (50%) have had property stolen • 22% have carried a weapon in the last 30 days TV and violence • aggressor effect : tendency for people who watch many hours of TV to behave violently • fearfulness : TV heightens fear of becoming a victim of violence • bystander effect : people become callous and desensitized to acts of violence • cyclical effect : aggressive children who watch a lot of violent TV tend to identify with the violent characters and seek out more violent TV...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2008 for the course KINES 126 taught by Professor Maney during the Spring '99 term at Penn State.
- Spring '99