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Television Violence

New Study Finds Little Evidence for Relationship Between TV Aggression and Real-Life Aggression in Youth but Claims It Does Anyway

Christopher J. Ferguson | Posted 02.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Christopher J. Ferguson

Put simply, the study's findings provide very little convincing reason to believe there's much of a link, but the author appears to over-interpret weak and inconsistent results in ways I would consider to be irresponsible.

Do Genetics Explain the (Sometimes Seen) Relationship Between Television Viewing and Antisocial Behavior?

Christopher J. Ferguson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Science
Christopher J. Ferguson

Whether exposure to television violence contributes to antisocial behavior has been an issue of significant controversy for almost five decades. Some studies find evidence for effects, other studies don't, and there is much debate among scholars regarding the meaningfulness and quality of the studies on both sides

Anxiety as Entertainment

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger A few years ago, my husband and I watched the Ryan Gosling movie Drive. I don't remember the plot,...