Grindele, Brian C. PT M6A2

Grindele, Brian C. PT M6A2 - PSY361 Personality Theory Week...

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PSY361 Personality Theory Week 6_Assignment 3 Observational Learning and Media Violence Bandura became well known in the early 1970s when he conducted studies that indicated that television violence prompted violent behavior in children. His studies showed that when viewing violence was combined with reinforcement for violent behavior, it was more likely to prompt behavior in children. For this assignment, watch one hour of television. Split the viewing time into four 15- minute segments. The segments should include: A segment of a crime-related television program typically seen during prime time hours. A segment of a professional football, basketball, or hockey game. A segment of a children’s movie. A segment of a WWE wrestling competition. Note the types of behavior being portrayed in the segments, especially the scenes containing violence.
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Write a summary paper of your findings to include: A description of the actual programs viewed. Watch a segment of a crime-related television program typically seen during prime time hours. One of my favorite shows is “Castle”, which is about an author who follows and helps a female homicide detective for research for his books. I enjoy this show because it is a
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This note was uploaded on 06/19/2011 for the course PSYCH 361 taught by Professor Bob during the Spring '11 term at Argosy University.

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Grindele, Brian C. PT M6A2 - PSY361 Personality Theory Week...

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