Early Childhood Education Journal

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 149–153 | Cite as

Television Violence and Its Effects on Young Children

  • Betty Jo Simmons
  • Kelly Stalsworth
  • Heather Wentzel


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.

television violence programs for young children 


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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Betty Jo Simmons
    • 1
  • Kelly Stalsworth
    • 2
  • Heather Wentzel
    • 2
  1. 1.Longwood CollegeFarmville
  2. 2.Longwood CollegeFarmville

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