Modeling Theory Vs Attachment Theory

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When looking at aggression along with criminal behavior we see from our reading this week that there are some theories that examine the question at hand, and two of these theories are the modeling theory and the attachment theory (Schmalleger, 2012). When looking at the modeling theory, we see that it makes a connection between violence found in video games, television, and other sources that are readily available to children and that of criminal behavior. We see that in this theory that it is suggested that when children and teenagers spend hours each day viewing violence, then they form a detachment from violence and it becomes an everyday norm for them that can leave the video world and enter into the reality of violent criminal behavior
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