The public health risks of media violence: a meta-analytic review.

@article{Ferguson2009ThePH,
  title={The public health risks of media violence: a meta-analytic review.},
  author={Christopher J. Ferguson and John Kilburn},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={154 5},
  pages={759-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To conduct a meta-analytic review of studies that examine the impact of violent media on aggressive behavior and to determine whether this effect could be explained through methodological problems inherent in this research field. STUDY DESIGN A detailed literature search identified peer-reviewed articles addressing media violence effects. Effect sizes were calculated for all studies. Effect sizes were adjusted for observed publication bias. RESULTS Publication bias was a problem… CONTINUE READING