Thursday, October 4, 2012

Bullying common on children’s shows (Boston, MA) October 1, 2012

"Bullying incidents are commonly seen on popular children’s television programs, Indiana University researchers found. They analyzed three episodes each for 50 of the most popular television shows for children ages 2 to 11 between December 2006 and March 2007.
Some form of aggression was portrayed on 92 percent of the programs, most commonly verbal types such as insulting and teasing, but also nonverbal types such as eye rolling, finger pointing, and ignoring." Read More

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