violence on television
The more violent or aggressive behavior kids see, the more normal it becomes. Credit: Getty Images Every family has a different definition of what constitutes violence. Is an anvil falling on the Road Runner's head violence? How about...Studies prove that the more violent or aggressive behavior kids see, the more normal it becomes.
Detective Stabler holds a gun in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Credit: Will Hart, NBCThe typical 11-year-old has seen nearly 8,000 murders on TV. Yet most of us aren't shocked. That's because we've all grown used to seeing...Studies tell us that kids who see a lot of violence in the media may be more aggressive. They may even learn that hurting others is OK.