Essay Media Violence : Violence And Violence

1390 Words Nov 29th, 2015 6 Pages
Media Violence Violence is an extensive problem throughout our world, but media violence is one of our greatest complications. Media violence has had a substantial impact on the lives of today’s adolescence. There always seems to be some type of violence being administered out into the media. There has been a heavy amount of research done on media violence to determine if it influences children to be aggressive or show violent behavior. “Research on violent television and films, video games, and music reveals unequivocal evidence that media violence increases the likelihood of aggressive and violent behavior in both immediate and long-term contexts” (Anderson). Such research displays violent behaviors caused through violence in music, video games and television. After the advent of television, children have become exposed to more violent and aggressive behavior. L. Rowell Huesmann and Laurie S. Miller state, “The dramatic increase in interpersonal violence in the past century has occurred at the same time as other dramatic changes in life-styles produced by the great technological revolutions of the 20th century” (Ch. 7 154). As technology has advanced, children are being subjected to more ideas of violence. There were numerous reports based on what violent television can have on children. “As a result of these and other research findings, the American Psychological Association passes a resolution in February of 1985 informing broadcasters and the…

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