Aggression and Violence in the Media

Reflect on two to three (23) TV shows in which characters demonstrate aggression or
violence. Consider the context in which this aggression or violence occurred and ways in
which it can lead to desensitization.
Write a one to two (1 -2) page paper in which you:
1. Briefly describe at least one (1) episode of a television show in which you observed
aggression or violence. 5
2. Identify the context in which the character(s) demonstrated aggression or violence.
Include the gender. age. and culture of the character(s) involved in the aggressive or
violent act(s).
3. Discuss at least two (2) possible reasons why the selected TV episode included
aggression or violence. Provide a rationale for your response.
4. Describe at least two (2) ways that media violence can cause desensitization in people.
Justify your response.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

0 Be typed. double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins
on all sides. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

0 Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment. the student’s name. the
professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the
required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

0 Develop an increased understanding of the dynamic between society and individuals.

0 Use technology and information resources to research issues in social psychology.

0 Write clearly and concisely about social psychology using proper grammar and