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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.

Understanding the Beast within: Theories of Aggressive Behavior
Understanding the beast within: Theories of aggressive behavior

In the 1988 combined cartoon and live action comedy Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Jessica Rabbit says in a distinctive Mae West style, “I'm not bad, I'm just drawn that way.” Unfortunately, the reasons that youth act ...

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