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1. Weber (06) found that...

  • The amygdala and ACC (responsible for emotional regulation) were less active in gamers according to fMRI scans
  • 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
  • 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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2. The General Aggression Model states that playing violent video games makes you more violent through influencing four factors. Which factor is not included in this model?

  • Affects
  • Biochemistry
  • Arousal
  • Cognitions

3. Which explanation of media influence on anti-social behaviour does Bandura's Social Learning Theory relate to principally?

  • Imitation
  • Cognitive Priming
  • Desensitisation
  • Arousal

4. High 'need for cognition' individuals are more likely to respond to what according to findings in a study by Vildrine et al (07)?

  • A leaflet detailing facts about smoking
  • An emotion-based campaign about smoking
  • A campaign about smoking led by a celebrity source
  • A radio campaign about smoking

5. Which explanation of media influence on pro-social behaviour states that pro-social acts are likely to represent established social norms and are therefore more likely to be imitated

  • General Learning Model
  • Social modelling
  • Social norms
  • Cognitive priming


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