Hough, K. J., & Erwin, P. G. (1997). Children’s attitudes toward violence on television. Journal of Psychology, 131 (4), 411-415.
Abstract: Children’s attitudes toward television violence were studied. A 47-item questionnaire collecting attitudinal and personal information was administered to 316 children aged 11-16 yrs. Cluster analysis was used to split the Ss into 2 groups based on their attitudes toward television violence. A stepwise discriminant function analysis was performed to determine which personal characteristics would predict group membership. The only significant predictor of attitudes toward violence on television was the amount of television watched on school days, but the impact of other predictor variables may have been mediated by this factor. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)