1978), yet to assume that the depiction of sexual-aggression could not have a similar effect, particularly against females, would be misleading. Given the findings of the present studies, it seems important for future investigations to a systematic examination of the role of the media in aggression against women.
The advice and encouragement of Prof. Len Berkowitz in this research is greatly appreciated.
*This paper was written while the author was a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin. Study III and the writing of this paper was supported by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health, I F32 MH 07788-01.