Research on Impact of Criminalized Sound and Images
More than 20 years of stop the violence church meetings, town hall meetings, and grassroots surveys have revealed an overwhelming need to expose criminalization of our CYYA through RBE in music/music videos. In support of our position, we have included content from websites of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP); an exceptionally enlightening November 2009 article in Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Communications and Media (we left the content of their article as is, i.e., their hyperlinks to specified footnotes). To link directly to the article, we have provided the Read more link.
The brain study researched groups with exposure to violent pulsations of light--TV, movie, and video games. In the absence of brain study research with groups exposed to pulsations of violent music/music videos, we incorporated the scans below for your visualization of the damage and the explanations, consequential to the impact of the electrical pulsations.
Insofar as the youth in the study were not exposed to silent video games, silent movies, or silent TV programs, the pulsations of light were accompanied by pulsations of sound. Can research make a distinction between damage caused by the violent imagery and damage caused by the violent sound contained in the media? If yes, was that done in this study; and how may the public know the findings?
The scans and information were available on the University of Indiana website, but have been removed. We found nothing about the study in their archives. Provided below is contact info for readers desiring to make inquiry:
Robert Aull, Director
Subsequent to school campus massacres, social concerns and research for crime-filled entertainment
"...33% of those listening to music did so while performing other tasks or activities. These data support the idea that the prevalence of music-listening in adolescents may be even higher than that of television viewing. The reason for this is that popular music is present almost everywhere, from the supermarket to the mall, often as background music..." Read more
media for youth have focused primarily on violent TV, movie, and video games; each being pulsations of light (visual, screen imagery).
While greater concern leans toward violent video games, determined to be school campus murderers preference of media entertainment, studies indicate music-listening to be most prevalent among youth and young adults.
This first set of brain scans shows brain activity during a decision, called Go-No-Go. When it comes to
Indiana University School of Medicine Brain Scan Images
looking into the future, weighing consequences and making decisions, the low media violence exposure group is using a lot of the logical part of their brain; the high media violence exposure group is using very little.
Media violence also makes violent brains: violent TV, movie, and video game exposure had an effect on normal kids that made their brain scans
children with violent TV, movie, and video game exposure had reduced cognitive brain function.
This second set of brain scans show that media violence stunts or "retards" kids' brain development:
the same as children with documented diagnosed Aggressive Behavior Disorder.
Electrical Pulsations of Light (Imagery) and Sound Encoded with Crime, Murder, and
Mayhem are Recorded on the Cranial Brain, the Heart Brain , and Permanently
Stored in the Subconscious Mind of Children, Youth, and Young Adults