Maybe not. A new study in the journal Media Psychology finds violence injected into TV shows and movies aimed at kids  doesn't actually make children enjoy the offerings any more. "Violence isn't the attractive component in these cartoons, which producers seem to think it is," Andrew J. Weaver, assistant professor of telecommunications at Indiana University, says in a press release from the school. "It's more other things that are often associated with the violence. It's possible to have those other components, such as action specifically, in non-violent ways."
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