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Gap in Parental Knowledge about Children's Media Exposure

 

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Though some researchers may disagree, the last forty years of aggression research has generally found that exposure to violence in the media makes children’s actions, beliefs, and behavior more violence prone.In this context, what should parents do? Should they step it up and discipline harder? How much do parents really known about what their children are watching and playing? Studies seeking to answer the last of these three questions are sorely lacking. A survey given to high school students and their found that parents underestimate how much time their children spend playing video games on the weekends. Moreover, the more parents disciplined and attempted to keep track of their children, the more they underestimated how much time their children spent on playing video games on the weekends. Lastly, the survey found that fathers are more likely to underestimate how much video games their children play on the weekends than mothers. These findings are consistent with reactance theory which posits that when restrictions are perceived as unfair, a human works tirelessly to remove that restriction, thereby attempting to do what was being restricted even more.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC35084
AuthorStella Binkevich
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages56
Publishing Year10/17/2012
ISBN978-3659278822
Edition1 st
Book TypePsychology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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