Citations with the tag: TELEVISION -- Psychological aspects

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  • Hooked on TV.
    Humphrey, Pat // Winner; Dec98, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p2 

    Presents a conversation which explains the negative effects of too much television watching on children. Activity and questions presented related to the issue.

  • BANG.
    Sneddon, Ron // AdMedia; May2001, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p44 

    Focuses on the impact of television shows on daily lives and society. Satisfaction of human instincts; Associations of stories and viewer's everyday life; List of television programs under different classification.

  • Television's psychological effects are traced.
    Winter, Metta L. // Human Ecology; Spring90, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p27 

    Focuses on researches surveyed in the book `The Psychology of Television,' by John Condry. Length of time average Americans watch television; Recommendation for parents to place limits on the amount of television children view; Condry's approach in monitoring his children's viewing habit.

  • TV -- Friend or Foe.
    Webster, Brian // 21st Century; Oct1998, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p13 

    The author reflects on the effect of television programs on children. He questions why people enjoy watching programs such as Jerry Springer's talk show, which features the lives of exploited people. He argues that as a nation, the U.S. has become too much desensitized with sex and violence. He...

  • Television audience's response to `mature subject matter' advisories.
    Ingold, Charles H. // Psychological Reports; Aug99, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p243 

    Examines the influence of television advisories like `mature subject matter', on viewers' decision to watch or not to watch the program. Chart showing viewers' response to advisories according to age and sex; Higher tendencies for men and younger viewers to watch programs with advisories.

  • Are You Addicted to TV?
    Lohn, Martiga // Natural Health; Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p62 

    Focuses on disadvantages of addiction to television. Psychology of watching television; Effect of television on health; Change in relationships due to television viewing.

  • The Relationships of Trait Verbal Aggressiveness and Frequency of Viewing and Enjoyment of Television Sitcoms.
    Martin, Matthew M.; Weber, Keith; Maffeo, Vincent P.; Mottet, Timothy P.; Koehn, Steven C. // Communication Research Reports; Fall1998, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p406 

    Focuses on a study which compared how low and high verbally aggressives differ in the television sitcoms they watch. Method; Results; Discussion.

  • Does TV affect your psyche?
    Kist, Jay // Current Health 2; Dec96, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p18 

    Examines the impact of television on behavior. Findings of the American Psychological Association; Criticism regarding absence of content and reality to make viewer understand the violent act; Use of television as a role model. INSET: What's your TV rating?..

  • What's wrong with a little harmless amusement?
    Kist, Jay // Marriage Partnership; Winter93, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p68 

    Cites media analyst Quentin J. Schultze's views concerning amusement from television programs. Need to examine themes; Criticism of humor based on putting other people down; Finding good amusement.

  • Television continues to spread.
    Roodman, David Malin // World Watch; May/Jun95, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p37 

    Focuses on the impact of television on people all over the world. Increasing number of households which have television; Television as an agent of change; Lost time from watching television.

  • The wonder of the human connection.
    Macy, Beth // Christian Science Monitor; 4/26/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 108, p9 

    Discusses correlations noticed by the author regarding academic prowess in her students and their television viewing habits, and her consequential decision to remove the television set from her home.

  • Teachers' ratings of nursery class children's behaviour before and after availability of...
    Charlton, Tony; Coles, David // Psychological Reports; Aug97, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p96 

    Assesses the ratings of children's behavior on the island of St. Helena, before and after the availability of satellite television. Influence of television on children; Suggestion that children' behavior is affected by their observations of social interactions.

  • TV hits.
    Geier, Thom // U.S. News & World Report; 7/08/96, Vol. 121 Issue 2, p21 

    Mentions a report in `Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences' (August 1996). Finding that girls who watched violent television shows and identified with aggressive TV heroines were more likely to be physically aggressive as young adults and more prone to criminal behavior; Comment by...

  • TV's electronic assault on the brain.
    Vines, Gail // New Scientist; 12/18/93, Vol. 140 Issue 1904, p10 

    Reports on research in Israel of the effects of excessive viewing of television. Chances of developing Alzheimer's disease; Psychological strains on brain; Damage from mixture of trivia and serious matters; Effect of stress hormones on nerve cells.

  • The relationship between exposure to televised messages about paranormal phenomena and paranormal...
    Sparks, Glenn G.; Nelson, C. Leigh; Campbell, Rose G. // Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media; Summer97, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p345 

    Presents an extension of the study by G.G Sparks, T. Hansen and R. Shah on the possible relationship between exposure to televised messages and paranormal beliefs. Exposure to programs that depict paranormal activity and the tendency to endorse paranormal beliefs; Regression results for...

  • What viewers watch as they watch TV: Affiliation change as case study.
    Abelman, Robert; Atkin, David; Rand, Michael // Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media; Summer97, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p360 

    Examines the relationship of television use motives, identification of instrumental and ritualized patterns in how television is used, and the generalizability of patterns to times when television stations in the United States change network affiliation. Television viewer uses and...

  • No stone unturned in search for a scapegoat.
    Hall, Sandra // Bulletin with Newsweek; 05/14/96, Vol. 116 Issue 6020, p56 

    Opinion. Argues about violence on the television, making reference to the Port Arthur mass murders in Australia. What happens as a result of teenagers watching the motion picture `Natural Born Killers,' by Oliver Stone; Comments from lawyer John Grisham; Reference to the book `A Time to Kill,'...

  • Making a killing.
    Hall, Sandra // Psychology Today; Jul/Aug94, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p18 

    Disagrees with the contention that television violence is what viewers want and claims that violent programs are created for syndication to foreign countries. Researcher George Gerbner, PhD; How citizens globally are exposed to American television violence.

  • Behaviour of Nursery Class Children Before and After the Availability of Broadcast Television: A Naturalistic Study of Two Cohorts in a Remote Community.
    Charlton, Tony; Coles, David; Panting, Charlie; Hannan, Andrew // Journal of Social Behavior & Personality; Sep99, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p315 

    Discusses the results of an experiment by nursery teachers to rate the behavior of children in two cohorts 18 months before and 42 months after the availability of broadcast television. Use of the Pre-School Behaviour Checklist; Lack of significant increases for the kinds of antisocial...

  • Parasocial relations and romantic attraction: Gender and...
    Cohen, Jonathan // Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media; Fall97, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p516 

    Presents a study that explores the links between individual television (TV) viewers' working models of attachment and the parasocial relations they establish with their favorite TV characters. Description of the parasocial relationship; Participants, procedures and measurement used in the...

  • Television and the Quality of Family Life.
    Kubey, Robert // Communication Quarterly; Fall1990, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p312 

    One hundred seven adults' family activities and experiences were studied via the Experience Sampling Method (ESM). Respondents carried automatic paging devices and were randomly signalled to fill out self-reports over the period of one week. While some scholars have claimed that communication...

  • REAL DANGERS (TV Program).
    Kubey, Robert // Psychology Today; May/Jun2003, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p70 

    Reports on the psychological aspects of reality television programs according to Randall Flanery, Saint Louis University professor. Negative psychological effect of reality shows; Implication of the reality show trend for actors and writers.

  • TV's Negative Effects.
    Kubey, Robert // New Zealand Science Teacher; 2005, Issue 109, p7 

    Reports on the finding by University of Otago researchers that watching too much television as a child has long-lasting effects on adult health, as presented in "Lancet." Study of around 1,000 children born in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1972 and 1973; Association of childhood television viewing...

  • Dutch turn up TV viewing.
    Edmunds, Marlene // Daily Variety; 1/7/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 6, p10 

    Reports on the increase in number of hours spent by people watching television in Netherlands, according to a survey conducted by Stichting KijkOnderzoek (SKO). Highlights of the study made by the SKO; TV watching behavior of Dutch viewers.

  • Should babies watch TV?
    Edmunds, Marlene // Parenting; Nov2007, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p160 

    The article presents questions and answers related to the effect of watching television (TV) on babies including its effect on a baby's brain, whether parents can have the TV on if the baby is not watching, and whether the author lets her children watch TV.

  • Television and Human Behavior (Book Review).
    Bass, Abraham Z. // Library Journal; 11/15/1978, Vol. 103 Issue 20, p2323 

    Reviews the book 'Television and Human Behavior,' by George Comstock & others.

  • TV blamed for reading--skills drop.
    Bass, Abraham Z. // Christian Science Monitor; 4/28/95, Vol. 87 Issue 107, p5 

    Presents the results of a national reading survey that claims only one-third of high school students are efficient readers. Blaming of television by Education Secretary Richard Riley; Other results.

  • Antisocial Behaviors in Television Entertainment: Trends and Profiles.
    Potter, W. James; Vaughan, Misha // Communication Research Reports; Winter1997, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p116 

    Deals with study which analyzed antisocial acts in television programs. Method; Results; Discussion.

    Kemp, Kristen // Glamour; Apr2003, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p122 

    Reports that a study by Norwich Union Healthcare in England has found that more than 90 percent of doctors believe that afflictions we see on television can make us sick, usually with worry. Internalization of symptoms after being emotionally invested in a show.

  • Too much TV may harm your brain.
    Kemp, Kristen // Eastern Eye; 12/11/2015, Issue 1332, p34 

    The article focuses on a study conducted by researchers Tina Hoang and Kristine Yaffe that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Psychiatry which reveals the impacts of too much television watching in young adulthood to cause cognitive problems.

  • ITV has got the message and is starting to respond.
    Douglas, Torin // Marketing Week (01419285); 11/28/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 48, p17 

    Reports on ITV Corp.'s use of marketing research to compete with mass media rivals in Great Britain. Insights from 'TV and the Brain--a unique study on the power of television'; Repositioning under marketing director Jim Hytner; Expansion strategy of Channel 4.

  • TV & real life violence.
    Gow, Haven Bradford // Chinatown News; 12/3/93, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p54 

    Opinion. Comments on the increase of violent crimes and murders committed by adolescents. Effect of lack of character education; Impact of television violence on thinking and conduct; Cancellation of wholesome television program `Brooklyn Bridge.'

  • Children & Families.
    Jacobson, Linda // Education Week; 10/31/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p6 

    Reports on the survey regarding the factors affecting the learning of children in the United States. Effects of television sets in learning acquisition; Ways on the reduction of time the children spend in watching the television programs; Amount of time spent in doing homework by children with...

  • Measurement of mundane TV behaviors: Remote control device flipping frequency.
    Ferguson, Douglas A. // Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media; Winter94, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p35 

    Measures the frequency of use of the remote control device by television viewers in an experiment. Examination of differences between actual and reported behavior of channel flipping; Description of test method; Underestimation of frequency of changing channels.

    Perina, Kaja // Psychology Today; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p25 

    Focuses on a study conducted by Satoshi Kanazawa, a sociology professor at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, on the correlation between a nonsocial activity and satisfaction with one's social life. Link between television-viewing habits and a subjective assessment of one's...

  • Television violence and behavior: A research summary.
    Smith, Marilyn E. // Emergency Librarian; Nov/Dec96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p34 

    Summarizes research findings on the effects of television violence on children's behavior. Aggressiveness in children; Characteristics of viewers; Factors related to how the violence is portrayed which may heighten the likelihood of television influence; Children's sensitivity to the pain and...

  • TV teaches violence.
    Schroeder, Ken // Education Digest; Sep98, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p74 

    Focuses on the findings of the final report of the three-year National Television Violence Study. Increase of primetime broadcast and basic-cable shows with violence since 1994; Impact of violent television programs on children; Key features of violent portrayal; Glamorized and sanitized violence.

  • Getting the skinny on TV.
    Schroeder, Ken // Discover; Dec99, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p34 

    Reveals the emergence of teenage eating disorders in Fiji after the introduction of Western television shows via satellite. Increase of teenage vomiting five times and abnormal attitudes toward eating; Influence of popular shows like Melrose Place and Beverly Hills 90210.

  • TV Watching.
    Schroeder, Ken // Pediatrics for Parents; Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 29 Issue 9/10, p30 

    The article focuses on the results of a British study which shows that parents could make their children watch less television if they also minimize the time they watch television.

  • Turned Off, Tuned In.
    Gardner, Tim // Marriage Partnership; Fall2000, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p80 

    Suggests turning off the television set as a way for a married man to communicate with the family better. Description of a situation; Idea of differences between a man and a woman; Reconnection with the family at home time; Biblical passage from the New Testament on the importance of actions.

  • Let's Talk About What We're Watching: Parental Mediation of Children's Television Viewing.
    Fortman, Kristine Kay Johnson; Austin, Erica Weintraub; Clark, Tracy Lee // Communication Research Reports; Fall1998, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p413 

    Focuses on a study which assessed the influence of gender on patterns of parent interaction with children regarding television viewing. Method; Results; Discussion.

  • Prof digs into the psychopathology of ‘Seinfeld’.
    Fortman, Kristine Kay Johnson; Austin, Erica Weintraub; Clark, Tracy Lee // Modern Healthcare; 1/12/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p0036 

    The article mentions that Dr. Anthony Tobia, professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey, has created a teaching tool "Psy-feld" based on television show "Seinfeld" to provide medical students insights into psychiatric disorders.

  • ITV has got the message and is starting to respond.
    Douglas, Torin // Marketing Week; 11/28/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 48, p17 

    Reports on ITV Corp.'s use of marketing research to compete with mass media rivals in Great Britain. Insights from 'TV and the Brain--a unique study on the power of television'; Repositioning under marketing director Jim Hytner; Expansion strategy of Channel 4.

  • Viewers' ratings of violence presented in justified and unjustified contexts.
    Moore, Simon R.; Cockerton, Tracey // Psychological Reports; Dec96 Part 1, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p931 

    Investigates television viewers' ratings of violence in an independent design using undergraduate students. Showing of a ten-minute film clip to provide justification for the violent events; Evaluation of viewers' interest and involvement in the program; Implications for reports of violence in...

  • Do you find romance role models on TV?
    Doheny, Kathleen // Shape; Aug2002, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p28 

    Examines the factors contributing to the susceptibility of people to find romance role models on television. Comparative effect of television romance in male and female; Common expectations of women on their partners.

  • What Literary Scholars Can Learn from the "Simple View of Reading".
    ELFENBEIN, ANDREW // PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America; May2015, Vol. 130 Issue 3, p684 

    In this article, the author focuses on what a literary scholar can learn from the simple view of reading. Topics discussed include requirements of linguistic comprehension as well as decoding for learning, impact of television on children's learning and adult acquisition of primary literacy....

  • TV -- Are The Industry's Standards Effective? PRO.
    Fellows, Harold E. // Congressional Digest; Dec54, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p306 

    In this article the author presents views on the issue of role of television on promoting juvenile delinquency. The author believes that television is not contrived to drive people from their homes, either juveniles or adults. He stresses that in this industry matter of self-regulation, detailed...

  • TV -- Are The Industry's Standards Effective? CON.
    Logan, Clara S. // Congressional Digest; Dec54, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p307 

    In this article the author presents views on the issue of effective standards of the television industry in the U.S., relating to criminal activities. Crime and violence are the dominating factors in approximately 40% of all television programs presented specifically for children. From an...

    Russell, Cristel Antonia; Russell, Dale W.; Grube, Joel W. // Journal of Advertising; Fall2009, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p97 

    This research contributes to the extant literature on television influence by pairing a stimulus-side approach documenting how information is presented within a television series with a response-side assessment of whether connectedness and exposure to a series influence the processing of that...

  • The Implicit Assumptions of Television Research: An Analysis of the 1982 NIMH Report on Television and Behavior.
    Cook, Thomas D.; Kendzierski, Deborah A.; Thomas, Stephen V. // Public Opinion Quarterly; Summer83, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p161 

    The authors analyze some of the assumptions underlying most current research on television. They emphasize the dependence on (1) an individual rather than an institutional level of analysis; (2) a model of research utilization that pays little explicit attention to where sources of leverage lie...

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