Violence in the media, Scott's notes

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Unformatted text preview: Violence in the media • Modeling Hypothesis o 1982 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Report Summarized 2500 research studies: found strong correlation between watching TV violence and committing anti-social acts o 1986 Leonard Eron & Rowell Huesmann (longitudinal study) 22 year study of 875 children: found that frequency of TV viewing at age 8 predicted seriousness of crimes committed at age 30 Controlled for base-line aggression, SES and IQ Still found that effects of TV violence viewing were significant o 1989 Brandon Centerwall, M.D. (epidemiological study) Found that homicide rate in USA and Canada doubled 10-15 years after TV was introduced 1975-1983 found that white homicides in South Africa increased 56% after TV was introduced in 1975 Controlled for capital punishment, civil unrest, availability of guns, alcohol consumption...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course COMM 250 taught by Professor Dee during the Fall '07 term at University of Delaware.

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