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Unformatted text preview: -54% of kids have a tv in room-Average kid is going to watch about 28 hours of tv per week-Longitudinal (over time) study done by Eron looked at boys and violent tv and violent behavior-starting at age of 8, tracked boys viewing habits and behavior-the 8 year olds who watched the most violent tv were most likely to engage in violent or delinquent behavior by 18-most likely to engage in criminal behavior by 30-55% of kids watch tv by themselves-A study done in 2004 by Rebecca Collins found that from innuendo to depictions of intercourse on tv, sex is pervasive in 2/3 of television shows-Teens watch an average of 3 hours of tv a day-Kids that watch the most tv with sex are twice as likely to have sex during subsequent years after they start watching it-A high exposure to primetime tv among 12-17 year olds is linked to a substantially increased more likely in non intercourse sex...
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- Spring '08