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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.

Watching the Playful Beast: Sports Violence and Aggression
Watching the playful beast: Sports violence and aggression

Ihad never seen anything like it! With a flurry of devastating punches, Mike Tyson sent his adversary reeling to the canvas. In 1985, Tyson repeatedly demolished the opposition, knocking out 11 fellow combatants, each in less than ...

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