Media Violence And Children: A Complete Guide For Parents And Professionals, 2Nd Edition (Advances In Applied Developmental Psychology)
Publish Date: 2014-09-30
Author: Douglas A. Gentile
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Stripping away the hype, this book describes how, when, and why media violence can influence children of different ages, giving parents and teachers the power to maximize the media's benefits and minimize its harm.
Includes the newest research on topics of particular concern today, including cyber-bullying, video games, song lyrics, and brain development
Covers all major media, including television, movies, music, video games, and the Internet
Describes the psychological processes through which media violence influences attitudes, emotions, and behaviors
Provides the context necessary to understand why media violence does not affect everyone the same way
Discusses how media violence intersects with public policy, identifies the problems with the existing rating systems, and suggests strategies to improve the situation and foster children's healthy development