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The Impact of Media Violence as a Cause of Aggression

What are your thoughts about how to reduce the impact of media violence as a potential cause of aggression? Include actions that could be taken at the societal level as well as those that could be taken by individuals. Provide APA references.

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First off, as you offer ways to reduce the impact of media violence as a potential cause of aggression, it seems an individual-leveled action is to get back to the basics, such as simply ensuring that the old-fashioned parental controls (meaning parents more actively watching and monitoring what their kids and teens are watching) should be reaffirmed. When I was younger through my early teens, my brother and I were not allowed to watch movies that were rated R or PG-13. As a result, we were shielded from violence in the media in this manner and aggression was curbed. Family modeling was practiced and embraced.

Similarly, experts also reiterate that family is a key source for intervention. Likewise, they reiterate the value of "Enforcing family nonviolence-viewing" (http://actagainstviolence.apa.org/materials/handouts/FamilyMV3.pdf). They also emphasize the importance of ...

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References and notes are given to evaluate the impact of media violence as a potential cause of aggression. This posting discusses actions that could be taken at the societal level as well as those that could be taken by individuals for prevention. This solution is 541 words.

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