Sexually explicit media exposure and the influence on college students' attitudes towards sex(Audio-Visual Education)
国際基督教大学学報. I-A, 教育研究 = Educational Studies,
Information flow | メディア効果 | Pornography | Youth development | メディア暴力 | ポルノ | 青少年育成 | 情報の流れ | Media effects | Media violence
The main purpose of this study was to examine how sexually explicit media would affect college students' attitudes towards sex. Previous study results based on Gerbner's theory of cultivation would suggest that students exposed to sexually explicit media would accept distorted sexual information or behavior depicted in the media. A survey was conducted to investigate this relationship among college students (N=350). The survey consisted of eight items probing sexual media exposure and their attitudes toward sex. x^2 analysis results indicated a positive correlation between the items of sexual media exposure and attitudes toward sex. The discussion further considers details surrounding the mechanism of accepting distorted sexual information, media exposure, the formation of attitudes and the roles of peers.