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ERIC Number: EJ355097
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Situational Influences on Reactions to Observed Violence.
Berkowitz, Leonard
Journal of Social Issues, v42 n3 p93-106 1986
Examines data on what situational factors influence people's desire to view violent television programming. Surveys research on the effects on viewer's behavior of the presence of other observers, the nature of the available target, situational features operating as retrieval cues, the viewers' interpretations of the violent scenes, and the observers' focus of attention. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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