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VIOLENCE IN MEDIA
Why We Need To Change The Way We Talk About Violent Extremism This Election Season
American Anthropological Association
Advancing Knowledge, Solving Human Problems
We have an opportunity to make a choice. This racist, violent discourse does not happen by accident. We can choose to talk about extremism in ways that move us toward nonviolent solutions, which research has shown to more effective in building sustainable peace.
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Violence -- Both Real And Virtual -- Has A Serious Effect On Children
By Will Boggs MD, Reuters
Here's what you can do to protect kids from seeing violent imagery.
Manufacturing a False Consensus on Media Violence
Christopher J. Ferguson
Professor of psychology, media effects researcher and author o...
Scholars and the general public continue to debate whether media violence does or does not contribute to aggression or violence in society. As part of that debate, it's not uncommon to hear arguments about whether a scholarly consensus exists on the issue of media violence.
When Should Violent Imagery be Censored?
Financier/CEO, Cyrano Group
Truly, there is irony in the fact that the hometown newspaper for the movie capital of the world -- where blood, guts and gratuitous violence galore are produced every day -- deems an unaltered picture of a terrorist organization to be too overtly violent.
One Year After Newtown, Calls for Research on the Effects of Media Violence Have Gone Nowhere
Common Sense Media
We rate, educate, and advocate for kids, families, and schools.
We may never know why the shooter did what he did, but we must work together to explore every possible avenue to protect our children and prevent further gun violence.
Remembering Sandy Hook: It's Time to Change Our Culture of Violence
Women's Leadership & Inclusion Expert, Keynote Speaker, Author...
As the nation's rhetoric revolves (no pun intended) around guns, I think it's time we shift the conversation to the cultural and societal addictions that are the hidden drivers of our obsession with guns.
PG-13 Movies: More Guns
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP
Pediatrician, Advocate, Author
PG-13 movies now have more gun violence than R-rated ones. Proof again I suppose that violence sells, especially to teens.
Notes From the Couch: Arms and the Boy
Author, lecturer, psychotherapist, and professor of social work
In the safe place that is psychotherapy, adolescent boys will bring up thoughts, feelings, and even dreams that they won't discuss anywhere else. In my experience, these confidences often revolve around the kinds of fears and feelings of inadequacy that are always part of the human condition.
James Bond & Violence: 007 Movie 'Quantum Of Solace' More Violent Than Earlier Films, Study Shows
"Our brains are sophisticated enough to make distinctions about what goes on in a fictional universe and what goes on in
The Aurora Shootings and the Mean World Syndrome
I am an Instructor at Harvard University and a consultant and ...
Does violence in media lead to violence in the real world? If we think the world is a 'mean' and violent and unsafe place, the kind of world we see again and again in both the news and so much entertainment media, we live our lives accordingly.
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'Is It Safe Yet?' How to Talk to Your Children About the Arizona Shootings
Author, writer, syndicated columnist, executive coach, speaker...
Young children look to their parents for safety and pick up whether it's safe, not just from what their parents say, but from their tone of voice and from what they do.
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