Watching violence portrayed in movies and other media may make teens more accepting of violence, researchers report in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Previous research has shown a connection between violent media and aggression, as well as violence and desensitization. But this study looks at how teenagers' brains specifically respond to violent media, said Jordan Grafman, senior investigator at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Participants in the study were 22 boys ages 14 to
Movies, documentaries, and video clips related to Violence Against Women
Movies, documentaries, and video clips related to Violence Against Women – Prevent Connect Wiki
Both The Lego Movie and Scarface have torture, explosions and guns. But while one mixes in humor, animation and empathy, the other glamorizes weapons and revenge and includes sexual violence. This difference is important. Neither short-term nor long-term impact has been shown to cause a person to become violent. In other words, a violent movie all by itself will not make your kid violent.