TV Role Models and Anticipated Social Interaction

Tan, Alexis S.; Kinner, Denise
December 1982
Journalism Quarterly;Winter82, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p654
Academic Journal
Focuses on the influence of television role models on the social behaviors of children. Imitation of prosocial behaviors by children after observing live or filmed models performing the behaviors; Evaluation of the potential of television to facilitate social interaction of children with children of another race; Willingness of children exposed to television program depicting positive interracial play to engage in similar interaction.


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