ERIC Number: EJ508161
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Mood Management during the Menstrual Cycle through Selective Exposure to Television.
Weaver, James B., III; Laird, Elizabeth A.
Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, v72 n1 p139-46 Spr 1995
Finds that women's preferences for comedy television programs were strongest immediately prior to and during menses when negative affect was also most evident. Finds also that at the midpoint of the menstrual cycle, when positive affect proved the strongest, an elevated interest in suspense drama programs was apparent. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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