Children and Violence


The Effects of Violent Music on children and Adolescents (PDF file)

Does Rap or Rock Music Provoke Violent Behavior? (PDF file)

Study: Rap Music, Alcohol, and Violence (NPR Interview)

Dark Side of the Tune: Popular Music and Violence by Johnson and Cloonan (2008) Review (PDF file)

Music Videos Promote Adolescent Aggression (based on Harvard Medical School research; 1998)

What Are We Listening To? A study of uses of profanity and references to sex, drug use, and violence in popular music (Honors Thesis, 2007; PDF file)

Confusing Cause and Effect

Impact of Music Lyrics and Music Videos on Children and Youth (PDF File) - By the American Academy of Pediatrics

Visit my students' website on Music Violence and Children