Parents can protect children from excessive tv violence in the following ways: pay attention to the programs their children are watching and watch some with them set limits on the amount of time they spend with the television consider removing the tv set from the child's bedroom.
As a result of 15 years of “consistently disturbing” findings about the violent content of children's programs, the surgeon general's scientific advisory committee on television and social behavior was formed in 1969 to assess the impact of violence on the attitudes, values and behavior of viewers. Television violence can destroy a young child's mind the effects of this violence can be long-lasting, if not never-endingfor some, television at its worst, is an assault on a child's mind, an insidious influence tat upsets moral balance and makes a child prone to aggressive behavior as it warps his or her perception of the real world.
Television violence and its effect on children merrilyn o johnson, msn, rn television (tv) has become a large part of children's activities much discussion exists as to the level of violence on tv programs and its effect on children's behavior.
Violence on tv and how it can affect your children by dr gail gross studies show that violence on television does have an adverse affect on children and the way they think and act.
Television (tv) has become a large part of children's activities much discussion exists as to the level of violence on tv programs and its effect on children's behavior.
Television programming and its effects on children and agrees with the surgeon general that there is “strong evidence” that exposure to media violence can increase aggressive behavior in children.