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Wading through the stereotypes: Positive and negative associations between media use and black adolescents' conceptions of self
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Journal Article
Developmental Psychology 40 (2) pg 284-294
Objective: To examine the effect of frequent media exposure on the self-conception and racial self-esteem of African American youths. Design: Survey. Subjects completed questionnaire regarding TV viewing habits and self-esteem. Subjects and Setting: 156 African American high school students (14-18 years old, 70% female) attencontinued
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Adolescence (13-17 yrs), Adulthood (18 yrs & older), Young Adulthood (18-29 yrs)
Study Design:
Correlational Study
Source of Funding:
Ford Foundation Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
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