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Effects of Media Violence

This part of the website will provide you with info on some of the effects of media violence.

Exposure to media violence as a child can cause aggression and violence to be accepted, learned, and imitated as adult’s years later.

o         Men who watched lots of violent television as a child:

-more likely to have pushed, grabbed or shoved their spouses

-responded to an insult by shoving a person

-convicted of a crime or committed a moving traffic violation

o         Women who watched lots of violent television as a child:

-more likely to have thrown something at their spouses

- to have responded to someone who made them mad by shoving, punching, beating or   choking

-committed some type of criminal act or committed a moving traffic violation