ERIC Number: EJ292900
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Life Stage and Motives for Television Use.
Ostman, Ronald E.; Jeffers, Dennis W.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v17 n4 p315-22 1983
Surveyed 140 adults to examine motivation for watching television. Results showed entertainment was the most frequently cited reason for watching television, followed by learning things and passing time. Life stage was related to five motives and indicated television was a way of seeking intellectual or social involvement. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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