Chapter 10 - Aggression

Media inuences television and the internet

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Unformatted text preview: nography increases acceptance of the rape myth What Are Some Influences on Aggression? Media Influences: Pornography and Sexual Violence Distorted perceptions of sexual reality Aggression against women Studies suggest that the exposure to violent pornography increase punitive behavior toward women What Are Some Influences on Aggression? Media Influences: Pornography and Sexual Violence Distorted perceptions of sexual reality Medial awareness education Media awareness training as an alternative to censorship What Are Some Influences on Aggression? Media Influences: Television and the Internet Television’s effects on behavior Correlating T V viewing and behavior Frequent result of correlating children’s T V viewing with aggressiveness is the more violent the content the more aggressive the child Extends to indirect aggression What Are Some Influences on Aggression? Media Influences: Television and the Internet Television’s effects on behavior TV viewing experiments Ross Parke (1977) and Jacques L eyens (1975) Showed institutionalized American and Belgian delinquent boys a series of either aggressive or nonaggressive commercial films • Findings: Exposure to more violence led to an increase in viewer aggression What Are Some...
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