Teens only become more aggressive as a result of exposure to violent games and television programmes when they are also exposed to aggression in their social environment, such as conflict in their family or aggressive behaviour among friends. This is the conclusion of UvA communication scientist Karin Fikkers, who conducted doctoral research among nearly Dutch families with children between the ages of 10 and In society as well as in academia, the effects of media violence on aggression are passionately debated. Some people see a direct link between such media violence and aggression in the real world, while others think media violence exposure does not play a role in such behaviour. But this implicitly assumes that media influence all children in the same way. For example, for adolescents growing up in a loving family or in an environment that rejects aggression, media violence is not related to increased aggression.
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Social Media’s Effects On American Teens – CBS New York
It is fashionable to blame the media for everything that ails society today. But is media really so evil? Media today has a huge influence on teenagers. But all is not bad with the media. If used right, media can change lives for good. Before you decide to pull the plug, check out how does the media influence on teenagers — in a good way!
Media violence only affects teens growing up in an aggressive social environment
Social media, just like many of the other major components of the Internet, started out simple enough; connect with friends and spend time together when you cannot be physically together. However, just like many of the major components of the Internet, social media has blown up in popularity with adults and more so, teenagers, who are using it almost constantly in their day-to-day. Well, what makes a platform deemed social?
Researchers are investigating whether social media addiction constitutes a mental disorder. Is this a moral panic or food for thought? Watch the video above. Share your tips for a happy life on social media with the hashtag LikeMinded on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.