Early Childhood Education Journal

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 149–153

Television Violence and Its Effects on Young Children


  • Betty Jo Simmons
    • Longwood College
  • Kelly Stalsworth
    • Longwood College
  • Heather Wentzel
    • Longwood College

DOI: 10.1023/A:1022925301026

Cite this article as:
Simmons, B.J., Stalsworth, K. & Wentzel, H. Early Childhood Education Journal (1999) 26: 149. doi:10.1023/A:1022925301026


This article examines research on television violence and links violence to specific programs commonly watched by young children. Although there are some who try to disprove any connection between television and aggresive behavior, there is evidence to suggest that such linkages do exist.

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