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American Pediatric Association's view on Violence

It is estimated that today's children will be exposed to approximately 20 to 25 violent acts per hour during one Saturday morning of TV programming, and approximately 5 violent acts per hour during regular adult programming. Viewing television violence may lead to a change in a child's values and an increase in violent behavior."

Many people blame movies, music videos, video games, and television shows for the crimes juveniles commit. For example, in 1992, four juveniles wounded two Las Vegas police officers. Reports blamed the song "Cop Killer" as an instigating factor

Described the American Pediatric Association's view on violence on television and in video games.
Described at least three effects that viewing violence on television and in video games has on children.
what is some suggestions for parents on how to counter these effects.

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Describe the APA's view on violence on television and in video games:

The American Pediatric Association has taken a strong stance in regards to violence on television and in video games. According to a study conducted by APA in 2010, 1323 middle childhood participants were accessed during a 13-month period in regards to television and video game violence and it was found that these children increased subsequent attention problems as result. Additionally, the study found that 80% of the participants were unable to identify from fact or fiction. In turn, things like this could have possibly contributed to the four juveniles wounding Las Vegas police officers in 1992.

Describe at least ...

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One of the most argued aspect of today's society is the impact that television and video games have on children today as well as the community at large. It's believed that these two media outlets contribute to deviant behavior among children. The response discusses the American Pediatric Association view on violence on television and in video games. Includes references.

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