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Unformatted text preview: Longitudinal studies (panel) on children and media violence • Ages 10 and under • Ages 19 and 30 If a child watches a lot of TV violence, Will a life of crime result for sure? Class experiment Priming • Facilitating effect of violent media o Violence can prime/activate thoughts that are related to hostility o Media violence might facilitate aggressive behavior in the SHORT TERM Seymour feshbach: Catharsis hypothesis • Greek for purification • Feshbach & singer, 1971 • Problems with this study and its conclusion?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course TC 101 taught by Professor Weng during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08