Media revision (use in quiz format)

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  • 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)
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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

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