Children and teens exposed to profanity in television and video games are more likely to show aggressive behavior, according to research published in Pediatrics. The study looked at how kids viewed profanity and measured their aggression. They evaluated physical aggression, i.e. kicking or hitting others, as well as relational aggression. An example of relational aggression is when kids purposefully spread gossip to ruin someone’s reputation. Essentially, it looks at how mean a kid can ... Continue Reading
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Children and teens exposed to profanity in television and video games are more likely to show aggression toward others.
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