While aggression is not limited to overt physical behavior, violence is limited to physical behavior. To avoid this problem, two approaches are used. But what about movies and television? Huesmann et al. American Psychologist, 57 , —
Finally, and most compellingly, meta-analytic evidence further supports the link between violent media exposure and reductions in empathy and prosocial behavior—at least for video games Anderson et al. That is, it does not appear that the link between media violence and aggression can be explained by aggressive individuals choosing to consume more violent media. Gentile, D.