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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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- Spring '99