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Social Psychology, Fifth Edition
Sharon S. Brehm - Indiana University Bloomington
Saul M. Kassin - Williams College
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Chapter 11: Aggression

Learning to Be Violent
This is a short report from the APA on how children learn violence at home.

Television Violence and Commercials
Read a full-text article from the Journal of Experimental Psychology on how television violence impedes memory for commercials.

UCLA Television Monitoring Project
Learn about the nature and extent of televised violence from this landmark study that recorded and analyzed violent acts and themes over the course of one year.

FTC Report on Marketing Violence to Children
Read a summary of the Federal Trade Commission's investigation into the entertainment industry's promotion of R-rated movies, books, and videos to children and teenagers.

Television Violence Questionnaire
This questionnaire is designed to obtain the opinions of children and young people about television violence. Ask these questions of children you know. The results may be surprising.

Join Together to Stop Gun Violence
Join Together, a Boston University School of Public Health project working to educate the public about the danger of guns, has an excellent web site with many links to reports, articles, and position papers.

The National Rifle Association
Read the NRA's position on gun availability and use.

Violence Policy Center
This is the home page of the Violence Policy Center, and it has links to many resources on violence.

National Clearing House on Child Abuse and Neglect
This megasite is a portal for information about child abuse and neglect, with links to studies, position papers, and other online resources.

The Aftermath of Childhood Abuse
Cathy Spatz Widom, an expert in developmental psychopathology, reports on her longitudinal study concerning the long-term effects of child abuse and neglect.

Childhood Aggression
The following website provides a guide to understanding and managing childhood aggression.

Intimate Violence Resources
This site, maintained by the American Bar Association, has information for victims of intimate violence and links to online resources about domestic violence.

Issues in Childhood and Adolescence
The Children, Youth, and Family Consortium presents many feature articles relevant to the issues faced by children and adolescents.

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