Essay: Young Adults
The article selected for the paper is titled ‘Young Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes toward Interpersonal and Institutional Forms of Aggression’ authored by Sonya S. Brady and published in Aggressive Behavior Volume 33, pages 519–525 (2007). The paper will analyze the article for its primary research methodology and analysis.
The purpose of the research conducted was to understand and establish positive correlation between exposure to media violence in the youth and favorable attitude(s) towards violence at interpersonal levels and communication. More specifically, the research aimed to map a relation between the time spent in consumption of violent media (violent movies, videogames, and TV sports) and behaviors that are le attitudes toward interpersonal violence are ‘associated with attitudes toward punitive criminal justice policies, different types of military activities (preparedness/defense and aggressive intervention), and interpersonal violence’ (Brady: 2007)