Peddling Violence to Teenagers

Posted: November 11, 2013 in -
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Not sure how I feel about this…

Gun Use in PG-13 Movies Has More Than Tripled Since 1985

“The weapons effect was first shown in 1967, in a study by psychologists that showed participants who were provoked until angry acted more aggressively toward others when there was a gun on a table in front of them.

Since then, more than 50 other studies have replicated the weapons effect, even among people who weren’t angry.

“Seeing these violent gun scenes in movies may be strengthening the weapons effect among young people,” Bushman said.”

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