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ERIC Number: EJ416302
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0093-6502
Reacting to Graphic Horror: A Model of Empathy and Emotional Behavior.
Tamborini, Ron; And Others
Communication Research, v17 n5 p616-40 Oct 1990
Studies viewer response to graphic horror films. Reports that undergraduate mass communication students viewed clips from two horror films and a scientific television program. Concludes that people who score high on measures for wandering imagination, fictional involvement, humanistic orientation, and emotional contagion tend to find horror films unappealing. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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