Television and Violent Criminal Behavior: Beyond the Bobo Doll

@article{Heath1986TelevisionAV,
  title={Television and Violent Criminal Behavior: Beyond the Bobo Doll},
  author={L. Heath and C. Kruttschnitt and D. Ward},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={1986},
  volume={1},
  pages={177 - 190}
}
This study builds on the research concerning television viewing and aggression by extending the external validity, or generalizability, of the dependent variable. We assess the relationship between self-reported television viewing at 8, 10, and 12 years of age and the subsequent commission of a violent criminal act. This study is based on interview data from 48 males incarcerated for violent crimes and 45 nonincarcerated, nonviolent males matched on age, race, and neighborhood of residence… Expand
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