Media - SS1 - Influence on Social Behaviour - SLT

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Which 2 psychologists support that anti-social behaviour is learnt through SLT?
Paik & Comstock and Leyens et al
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When did Paik & Comstock find the effect of TV violence on anti-social behaviour to be greatest?
If actors were rewarded for their actions
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How did Leyens et al divide juvenile delinquents?
Into 2 groups of aggressive and non-aggressive boys - half watched violent films and half watched non-violent films
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What was found amongst those watching violent films?
An increase in aggression
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Which 2 psychologists support that SLT affects pro-social behaviour?
Sprafkin et al and Hearold
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What did Sprafkin et al find about children taking part in a competition who previously watched an episode of Lassie where puppies were rescued?
They spent more time tying to help distressed puppies than other children, even though this reduced their chances of winning
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What did Hearold et al find in a meta-analysis of 1000 studies on the effect of TV on social behaviour?
Found that pro-social TV affected pro-social behaviour
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What practicall applications are there?
Parental controls, age restrictions to prevent them learning anti-social behaviour
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What does it ignore?
Individual differences - not everyone may be affected by the media to the same extent
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