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ERIC Number: EJ418707
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0883-8151
Children's Fear Reactions to a Televised Film as a Function of Perceived Immediacy of Depicted Threat.
Cantor, Joanne; Hoffner, Cynthia
Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, v34 n4 p421-42 Fall 1990
Describes a study that was designed to examine the emotional consequences of providing information about the likelihood of a frightening media event to children in kindergarten through third grade. Facial and physiological indicators of fear were measured, and implications for understanding media-induced fear and for selecting effective coping strategies are discussed. (53 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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