The national television violence study federman 1997

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Unformatted text preview: xciting, and that violence is the method of choice for resolving conflicts. The National Television Violence Study (Federman, 1997) points out that 2/12 10/10/13 EBSCOhost glamorized violence "is of particular concern for younger children, who often lack the capability to link punishments shown later in a program to earlier violent acts" (p. 25). There is a rapidly growing body of research that shows how the violence children see in the media is harming them and contributing to the epidemic of violence we are now seeing in society among our youth. Most experts now agree that media violence is having harmful effects on children's development and behavior. In july 2000, six major medical and mental health organizations issued a Joint Statement about the harmful effects of viewing media violence. After reviewing hundreds of studies conducted over 30 years, they concluded that the evidence points overwhelmingly to a causal connection between media violence and aggressive behav...
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