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Does violence on television and in games make teens more aggressive? Karin Fikkers studies the effects of exposure to media violence on aggression among children aged between 10 and 14. Instead of implicitly assuming that media violence will influence all children in the same way, she investigates whether some teenagers are more vulnerable to this influence than others. She looks the social context of adolescents – their family, parents and peers – and how this influences the relationship between media violence and aggression.

Event details of Social context and influence of media violence on teenagers
Date 25 February 2016
Time 14:00 -15:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location

K.M. Fikkers: A Different(ial) Perspective: How Social Context Influences the Media Violence-Aggression Relationship among Early Adolescents.

Supervisor

Prof. P.M. Valkenburg

Co-supervisor

Dr J.T. Piotrowski

Agnietenkapel

Room Location

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam

Entrance

This event is open to the public.