Media revision (use in quiz format)

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Rosie
  • Created on: 27-05-13 12:00

1. Who found a positive correlation between viewing violent TV as a child and adult aggression (as reported by a friend)?

  • Phillips (83)
  • Huesmann (03)
  • Heymann (89)
  • Cumberbatch (2000)
1 of 20

Other questions in this quiz

2. Who found in Japanese students that pro-social game playing relates to pro-social behaviour in the long term (4 month period)?

  • Gentile (09)
  • Ihori et al (03)
  • Sims and Mayer (02)
  • Karni and Sagi (03)

3. The Excitation-Transfer Theory proposes that...

  • Viewing violent media leads to desensitisation
  • Viewing violent media increases arousal
  • Viewing violent media makes people less excited
  • Viewing violent media reduces arousal

4. Which factor will NOT aid persuasion?

  • High quality argument
  • Message targeted directly at us
  • An expert/celebrity source
  • Audio visual medium (for simple messages)

5. Weber (06) found that...

  • Children with high exposure to violent game play became more aggressive and showed less pro-social behaviour over the course of a school year compared to their peers
  • We have hostile expectancy biases - people expect others to react in a more hostile way if they've just played violent video games
  • The amygdala and ACC (responsible for emotional regulation) were less active in gamers according to fMRI scans
  • Time spent playing violent video games was positively correlated with aggressive feelings and behaviour even for those with lower levels of trait hostility


No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Media psychology resources »