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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.

There and Back Again: A Media Violence Tale
There and back again: A media violence tale

Pow! Bam! Oomph … thud! As I lay on the ground, I thought to myself, “How did I get here?” At first it seemed obvious; my four-year-old son Daniel had just landed a very hard right hook to my … groin. As the pain subsided and the fog cleared, additional—not ...

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