Effect of Violent in Film on Selective Attention toward Violence

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โมนิล เตชะวชิรกุล
สหรัฐ วงค์ชมภู
กัญฐิกา ใจเอม
ชุติมา กีรติเมธากุล
ธัญญพัทธ์ ลิขิตธนสมบัติ
วริศรา สร้อยสุวรรณ


The purpose of the experiment was to examine effect of violent in film on selective attention toward violence, measured by a reaction time task. The participants were divided into 2 groups: watching either violent or non-violent film. Then they were exposed to violent and non-violent images for a brief period, followed by a dot. The task was to press a button to identify the location of a dot whether appeared after either a violent or a non-violent image. The reaction time was recorded by E-prime program (version 2.0), then analyzed by mixed factorial ANOVA (2x2). The finding revealed that the violent-film group responded to the dot appeared after the violent image faster than one after non-violent image at significant level 0.05. This implied the effect of violent film on a selective attention, which is explained by priming effect and mental model.

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