Lecture 9 PSY220 Aggression & Altruism (2013) NO PICS&WHITE

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Unformatted text preview: n: revolver and shotgun were near shock machine –  Neutral object: badminton rackets near shock machine –  No object: no objects near shock machine Results 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 No object Neutral object Gun Today’s Plan Part 1: Aggression Part 2: Violence and the media Part 3: Prosocial Behaviour Three Myths about the Media and Violence Myth 1 The level of violence in the mass media simply mirrors the level of violence in the real world From Network Officials “Americans are reluctant to accept the images reflected by the mirror we hold up to society.” - Leonard Goldstein, ABC “We live in a violent society. Art imitates the models of life, not the other way around. It would be beJer for Congress to clean that society than t...
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