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1

What are the current debates?

- Whether tv violence causes real life violence
- Aren't we intelligent enough to know it isn't real?
- Should we reduce violence in the media?

2

Where can violence be viewed?

TV and video games

3

How can we measure violence in the media?

Lab and field studies

4

What effects are there to watching violent media?

short and long term effects

5

What are short term effects?

- priming
- arousal

6

what are long term effects?

- emotion blunting
- cultivation hypothesis
- Brain effects

7

How can we reduce these effects?

- watersheds
- parental education
- Distancing