Exposure to violent media: the effects of songs with violent lyrics on aggressive thoughts and feelings.

@article{Anderson2003ExposureTV,
  title={Exposure to violent media: the effects of songs with violent lyrics on aggressive thoughts and feelings.},
  author={Craig A. Anderson and Nicholas Lee Carnagey and Janie P. Eubanks},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={
          960-71
        }
}
Five experiments examined effects of songs with violent lyrics on aggressive thoughts and hostile feelings. Experiments 1, 3, 4 and 5 demonstrated that college students who heard a violent song felt more hostile than those who heard a similar but nonviolent song. Experiments 2-5 demonstrated a similar increase in aggressive thoughts. These effects replicated across songs and song types (e.g., rock, humorous, nonhumorous). Experiments 3-5 also demonstrated that trait hostility was positively… 
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