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Influence of television programs genre on violent behaviour among young children


Nazari, Mohammad Reza and Hassan, Md. Salleh and Osman, Mohd Nizam and Yasin, Megat Al-Imran and Parhizkar, Saadat (2013) Influence of television programs genre on violent behaviour among young children. British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, 3 (4). pp. 519-531. ISSN 2278-0998


The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between television program genre and aggression behaviour in primary school students. The results of the survey revealed a significant relationship between watching movies with action genre and aggression level among students (p<0.05). Finding indicated that there was no difference between mean of aggression level among children who interested in particular type of TV programs, except animation which showed a significant difference (p<0.05). In conclusion current study provides additional evidence to support that content of television programs particularly its genre is very important in shaping the children behavior. As a new perspective, focus on genre as an important element in producing of television programs could be helpful for authorities.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Modern Language and Communication
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.9734/BJESBS/2013/4765
Publisher: Sciencedomain International
Keywords: Aggression; Genre; Primary school; Students
Depositing User: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2015 03:41
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2015 03:41
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/27912
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