'Social Aggression' Plagues Most Kids' Shows

Children between the ages of 2 and 11 are viewing social aggression on television at rates far greater than what many parents may realize, new research indicates. In a study published Thursday in the Journal of Communication, researchers aimed to understand the role media plays in children's psychosocial development. They found that among the 50 most popular television shows for 2 to 11 year olds as ranked by Nielsen Media Research, 92 percent of the programs contained some social aggression,...Full Story
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