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TV Violence Early in Life Affects Children Later in Life.

Monday, 03 November 2008 15:05
Although the relation between TV-violence viewing and aggression in childhood has been clearly demonstrated, only a few studies have examined this relation from childhood to adulthood, and these studies of children growing up in the 1960s reported significant relations only for boys. This study is the first to recognize the effects of violent TV on girls as well. Read more.

Huesmann LR, Moise-Titus J, Podolski CL, Eron LD   Longitudinal relations between children's exposure to TV violence and their aggressive and violent behavior in young adulthood: 1977-1992   Dev Psychol 2003 (Mar);   39 (2):   201-221