EFFECTS OF VIDEO GAMES ON AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOURS Name Institution
Important Definitions Violent Media: o Media that depicts intentional attempts by individuals to inflict harm on others(Kühn et al., 2019) Aggression: Aggression is behavior intended to harm another individual who is motivated to avoid that harm (Kühn et al., 2019). Violence o Violence refers to extreme forms of aggression, such as physical assault and murder(Kühn et al., 2019) o .
WHY MEDIA VIOLENCE INCREASES AGGRESSION AND VIOLENCE Situational input variables, recent exposure to violent media influence aggressive behavior through : o their impact on the person's present internal state, represented by cognitive, affective, and arousal variables (Kühn et al., 2019). Teaches observers how to aggress, by priming aggressive cognitions By increasing arousal, or by creating an aggressive affective state o (Kühn et al., 2019)
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