On the mass of the phenomenon say the figures: according to the Analytical Center of Institute of Social and Political Studies major news channels cause the audience a sense of anxiety in 60%, fear – in 49%, 45% in frustration. What is it but an information war with its own population? Particularly vulnerable in this war are children. For example, a child prone to neurotic reactions to the message about the disaster on television may have more serious psychiatric disorders than those children who have experienced it first hand. No less destructive for the child mind movies are full of aggression and violence. There is evidence of U.S. researchers showing significant correlation between the expression of child cruelty and violence, on the one hand, and number seen on television episodes of violence. Children repeat what they see on screen, easy to imitate and learn aggressive behavior.
Thus, in the words of Albert Bandura, a TV model can be the subject of role models for millions. How to protect against information abuse Fortunately, an end to this endless stream of horror, intrusive and loud advertisements, and endless zubodrobilnyh krovopuskatelnyh serials in our power. You need to sit down on a strict diet information, ie possible to restrict the flow of negative information: abandon viewing programs that cause negative emotions, and reading newspaper articles similar subjects. Those who have managed to maintain sanity and do. If you notice, many actors, directors and other "public entity" in his interview notes that do not read newspapers or watch television.
Well, if you absolutely can not live without news release, register yourself small doses, be content with watching a block of news, do not look similar at one sitting, and other channels. Even better restrict viewing of a news site, possibly the least aggressive. By the same author: Darius Bikoff. Create your own information field and enrich it with positive information and positive emotions. And especially watch carefully what the transfer watching your children. Up to 7 years in children's consciousness, there is no protective barrier of virtual aggression, only after a 12-year-old children learn to separate the real and virtual reality. So what you have seen in a child – a reality imprinted for life. Try to limit contact between the children with TV, browse and movies themselves before being allowed to view their child. Talk with your child what he saw, let your comments. In short, protect yourself and your children from the destructive effect of negative information, do not let myself plunge into a state of stress and manipulate their own consciousness.