Chapter 10 - Aggression

Media inuences video games eects of the games kids

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Unformatted text preview: Influences on Aggression? Media Influences: Television and the Internet Television’s effects on behavior Why does T V viewing affect behavior? The arousal that it produces Viewing violence disinhibits Media portrayals evoke imitation What Are Some Influences on Aggression? Media Influences: Television and the Internet Television’s effects on thinking Desensitization Social scripts Culturally provided mental instructions for how to act in various situations Altered perceptions Media portrayals shape perceptions of reality Cognitive priming Media portrayals prime thinking Time drain What Are Some Influences on Aggression? Media Influences: Video Games The games kids play Games are becoming more violent and sometimes include Carjacking Sh...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course PSY 331 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '06 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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