Constant Violence on Television Begets Real-World Violence
William Raspberry Copyright Washington Post Writers Group, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
Arnold P. Goldstein admits, "In my field of psychology, there's a lot of ambiguity. But after a while, there's enough research to say we have a fact." This, he says, is a fact: Television violence begets real-world violence.
Goldstein, director of the Center for Research on Aggression at Syracuse University, was here as the featured consultant at a two-day conference on school violence. He has made a major sideline of instructing professionals - this time members of the National Association of School Psychologists - in ways of reducing violence. His books on teaching social skills to anti-social youth - "skill streaming," he calls it - are respected across the …
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Publication information: Article title: Constant Violence on Television Begets Real-World Violence. Contributors: William Raspberry Copyright Washington Post Writers Group - Author. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: February 8, 1994. Page number: 11B. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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