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    Excessive Television Viewing TV or not TV? -That's the question. We may not all be Hamlet, but we all struggle with our own existential issues and since television plays a major role in our existence it becomes an issue. The days are long past when we could consider TV to be an innocent, innocuous part of daily life or a casual baby-sitter. It is a powerful, persuasive teacher and a primary companion for children, many of whom spend more time in front of the television than in school. Considering

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    Finding the Relationship Between Television Viewing and IQ Score Hypothesis 1 On average, year nine students that watch more television per week have a higher IQ. Girl Number IQ Hours per week watching television 1 23 96 10 hours 2 44 90 13 hours 3 9 101 4 hours 4 18 103 14 hours 5 21 105 19 hours 6 10 102 50 hours 7 20 104 19 hours 8 30 108 15 hours 9 50 100 14 hours

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    Children Viewing Violence on Television

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    Children Viewing Violence on Television In virtually all American households, a television is present. Through this electronic device, the public receives different messages. The main use of the television is for entertainment purposes. The programs on television usually mirror and enhance the different aspects of American culture. People ranging from infants to elderly adults watch television, the subject matter that is appropriate for these different age groups varies. Yet, television is indiscriminate

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    How Television Viewing Affects Children

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    How Television Viewing Affects Children (Rough Draft) The Department of Education states that television is viewed an average of three to five hours per day by children. Too much television can have an everlasting affects on children, such as violent behavior, aggressive behavior, poor school performance, obesity, early sexual activities, and early drug and alcohol use. Television can affect children both physical and psychological (qtd. in Graham 1). Some argue that television does not affect children;

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    Grace Nowadays, television has been played a major role in most family households. Although television was invented over half a century ago, it has now become a part of most children’s everyday lives. Children have begun to turn to television for their main source of entertainment .Television has its own good sides but research shows that the disadvantages of television watching for children outweigh the advantages. This is because it will affect children’s health, children’s educational development

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    and quantify media, talk about the 'bandwidth' (in bits/second) of, say, a computer animation, or television viewing, or reading a book. Does it not make sense, then, to pick the medium with the highest bandwidth, and to develop media with better bandwidth, shorter access time etc.? The main point of this book is that this hypothesis is wrong. It focuses on the shift from written text to television as the main mode of cultural communication, and tries to analyze how it affected our culture, how

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    Between Television Violence and Aggression There is a great deal of speculation on the role of television violence in childhood aggression.  Research demonstrates there may be other intervening variables causing aggression.  These variables include IQ, social class, parental punishment, parental aggression, hereditary, environmental, and modeling.  With all of these factors to taken into consideration it is difficult to determine a causal relationship between television violence

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    some extent, these parents are correct in their assumption. On average, children watch television 16 to 17 hours per week, beginning as early as age 2 (Strasburger 129). Furthermore, when video games are added, some teenagers may spend as many as 35 to 55 hours per week in front of the television set (Straburger 129). Within these many hours of television viewing, there are many violent scenes. The National Television Viole... ... middle of paper ... ...r: American Description." Online. Http://www

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    Television Influence

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    Television Influence “Enter the Untouchables and Gun smoke. These violent action packed shows immediately captivated adult viewers. Motivated by the urgent need to try something different, networks stumbled upon the “violence formula”. This formula assumes that the more graphic and gratuitous the violence, the more viewers will watch. It works fairly well until real life becomes comparable to what’s on the screens. Then the novelty wears. And then the violence levels need to be increased,” (Grossman

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    Advertising

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    target our youth by way of radio, television and newspaper. Advertisers use special tactics to persuade youth to buy their products. With the ever growing world of mass media becoming more accessible to children, we must realize the effect advertising has on the youth of today. Multiple television sets are commonplace in today’s homes. “Today, at least one television set is in 98.2% of American households.” (Television Bureau of Advertising, 2001) Television viewing is no longer a family activity.

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