Essays Tagged: "watching television"

The Art of Persuasive Speaking

rst gain their attention. Let's face it, it's no use trying to tell a baseball fan anything if he's watching television during the 9th inning of a tie ball game. Your message either won't be interpret ...

(2 pages) 204 1 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

TV, Violence, Children

- -TV, Violence, Children Children from the ages 6-11 spend more time watching television than they do in the classroom. The level of violence that they see on prime time ... pes, laughter, and life. These kids have learned about there environment from their parents, not by watching television. When I am a parent, I will not show programs with bodies flying around the room ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

CHildren and Television

America spend their time on many different activities.One of the most time consuming activities is watching television. Televisionplays a large role in the social and emotional development of childre ... which people star. These shows will more than likelycause more violence than cartoons would. While watching a show such as'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers' a child sees almost 30 minutes of non-stopfigh ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Violence in television

g the stereotypical TV watcher, the Addict. As his name implies, this person's life revolves around watching television. TV is like a drug to him, and he cannot get enough of it. He epitomizes the cou ... the "boob" in boob tube, and can often be described as intellectually empty, especially while he is watching TV. The Addict lives hand to mouth from the potato chip bag. He is lazy and will often go f ...

(5 pages) 101 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Handicap essay about personal experience

idn't see her too much. After my momtold me the good news, I tried to find something to do. I tried watching television but that didn'twork. Then I tried to play some videos games. I grew tried of tha ... ery Saturday and Sunday morning they had made me breakfastsince I could remember. My sister Amy was watching television. So, I asked her where momand dad were. She said, " Dad had hurt his back and ha ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Values of today

now know otherwise.this enlightenment came at great cost in time, and effort. The time was spent in watchingtelevision for an hour. The effort was to not lose my sanity for unlike any other hour ofTV, ... with that because it is appealing to me, but I'm not sure it is representative of todayssociety. By watching just this one hour I would believe that power, and the buying oflove is the most important ...

(5 pages) 87 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

stereotyping men and women in mass media

After watching television and flipping though ads and articles in several magazines, the stereotyping of m ... e still seen as homemakers and men are still seen as professional, successful and independent.After watching an hour of television, several commercials and some programs, women are seen in makeup and ...

(3 pages) 472 0 4.4 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Gay and Lesbian Prejudice

having slept over with someone who is gay. Imagine being in the privacy of our home eating dinner, watching television, or even sleeping. Suddenly a rock gets thrown through the window with "faggot o ...

(5 pages) 329 6 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Television and Americans. How does Television effect Americans?

with too much crime and violence. Nor did parents imagine the number of hours children would spend watching television. Television influences Americans both good and bad effects everyday. Americans w ... lead to serious health problems. The main culprits: inactivity and a high calorie diet. Television watching not only slows the body's metabolism but also increases the desire to snack and consume foo ...

(3 pages) 247 0 2.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Brady bill and its passage

still back in my country,Japan, where the possession of guns is strictly restricted by laws. While watching televisionnews reports on the Brady debate, I wondered what was making it so hard for this ...

(16 pages) 150 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Pete Hamil talks about how TV and drugs are related

talking to a woman who was addicted to cocaine, while she was smoking cocaine her children would be watching television. When he compared this to the many other situations he observed as a reporter, h ... of a button takes the viewer out of the real and puts then in the television show or what they are watching. It also doesn't take a lot of using your brain decode what they are saying, it can also ch ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"My First Computer, My First Wife". Assignment: Describe something that you do that causes a problem for somebody else.

e? Sure I do. Many people spend too much time online. Some people also spend too much time reading, watching television, and working. But do they have TV addiction disorder, book addiction, and work a ...

(2 pages) 74 2 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Explaining why "Blues Brothers" is a Musical and "The Little Mermaid" is not

Blues Brothers, a Musical?Last weekend while I was watching television I thought about classic Hollywood musicals. Some titles that came to mind were m ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

In many ways, Television has proved to be one of the worst inventions of modern times. All too often, Television is harmful because of the shows it broadcasts and the way it is used in the home

Standard pieces of equipment in most homes, watching television has become a standard activity for most families. Although there are many excell ... rs show a variety of programs 24 hours a day, giving the viewers a 24-hour service. More time spent watching these shows is linked with poorer school performance overall and decreased scores on standa ... (including the use of VCR)", and "By grade 12, the average American child will have spent more time watching television than they did sitting in classrooms kindergarten through high school!" (Televisi ...

(6 pages) 254 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

How the media, including TV, music and video games influences children in a negavtive way

ology and entertainment that is full ofviolence. The average child spends three to five hours a day watching television. Listeningto music and playing video games are also favorite pastimes of childre ... ssantly. Many television programs are extremely violent andchildren can learn violent behavior from watching these programs. Studies show thatviewing violent programs can affect a child's behavior, ma ...

(1 pages) 164 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Negative correlation.

ision an individual watches the less attention span that individual will exhibit. This is because, watching television takes no attention span, if you get bored you change the channel, as such people ... suburb's school district. I choose this group because I feel they are effected most by television watching. After choosing the thirty students, they will be randomly split into three groups of ten. ...

(1 pages) 34 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Sensation and perception.

ould produce better quality colour if they used more than three primary colours. (false)When we are watching television, light rays of different wavelengths enter our eyes. Among the three primary col ...

(3 pages) 221 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

An individual and how his development relates to the stages of adult development theorized by Erik Erikson and Daniel J. Levinson

house he bought with his then-fiancee 5 years ago. He describes his leisure activities as drinking, watching television, playing video games, and listening to music. He tells this interviewer that mos ...

(5 pages) 283 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Does television violence negatively effect children.

American children spend more time watching television than they do engaging in any other activity besides sleeping. On average, childr ... are prone to aggression are also drawn to violent TV shows or games.Perhaps the best evidence that watching TV violence can encourage violent behavior comes from a study that compared rates of violen ... d television.The most convincing theoretical argument that violent behavior is linked to television watching is based on social learning theory. Social learning theory leads us to expect that children ...

(2 pages) 141 1 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

This essay explores the effect that television (as a new media form) has on culture.

% of Australians own at least one television set and, on average, they spend over 20 hours a week...watching television programs' (Cunningham & Turner, 2002:173) The sheer amount of time that TV o ... oon, in 1969. The largest audience in television history was however, two and a half billion people watching the funeral service of Princess Diana in 1993.Television sets themselves, have also seen a ...

(9 pages) 529 2 4.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies