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Unformatted text preview: 11/16/09 1 1 External Influences Professor Mikels 11.16.2009 2 Announcement Exam #3 grades posted on Blackboard UPM writing assignment due 11/25 Submitted electronically via Blackboard Discussion Sections on Friday Reaction responses due Thursday, 11/19, by 5PM Carstensen & Mikels (2005): At the Intersection of Emotion and Cognition: The Age-Related Positivity Effect Sullivan et al. (in press). You Never Lose the Ages You’ve Been: Affective Perspective Taking in Older Adults 3 Television Reality Wright et al. (1994) Television literacy : ability to understand and interpret how information is conveyed Participants: 122 5-year-olds, 139 7-year-olds Procedure Children named favorite fictional TV program Factual : "The stuff on [favorite show], did it happen in real life or just on TV?" Job : "Is [character with job on favorite show] still a [job title] when he/she is not on TV?" 11/16/09 2 4 Television Reality Wright et al. (1994) 1 2 3 Factual Job Reality Score Age 5 Age 7 5 Catharsis Hypothesis (Feshbach, 1970) Reduction of aggression through anything aggressive [fantasy] Media violence...
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