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This revised text provides updates that reflect new findings in the field of media violence research during childhood and adolescence. Throughout the book, special attention is paid to evaluating the role of developmental processes and to stressing the importance of methodology in understanding media violence research. Findings have been divided into two main areas: aggressive behavior and aggression-related constructs (e.g., emotions, cognitions, arousal) to help clarify media violence-related effects on youth.

Aggressive Behavior: Risk and Protective Factors
Aggressive behavior: Risk and protective factors

During my childhood, when I wasn't feeding tokens into arcade video games or watching grisly horror movies or reading the latest and scariest Stephen King novel, I liked to play games such as Risk, Battleship, and Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots. However, not all of the ...

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