Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Research Blog #10

This analytic research paper discusses the influence of the glorification of alcohol consumption on adolescents. Digital media such as movies, social media, and the internet provides a platform for viewers to utilize a behavioral mechanism called “observational learning”. By reviewing trends of the alcohol consumers during the Prohibition era and examining movies that glamorize binge drinking on college campuses such as Animal House, this paper exposes the detriments of digital media on behavior development and how crimes on college campuses are a result of it. In addition, an overview of the death of Scott Krueger, a pledge of Phi Gamma Delta at MIT, and other research arguments are explored and used to further illustrate and make sense of the argument.

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Waylen, Andrea, Sam Leary, Andrew Ness, and James Sargent. "Alcohol Use in Films and Adolescent Alcohol Use." Pediatrics 135.5 (2015): 851-58. 13 Apr. 2015. Web. 14 Nov. 2016.

Wasylkiw, Louise, and Michael Currie. "The Animal House Effect: How University-themed Comedy Films Affect Students' Attitude." Social Psychology Education 15 (2011): 25-40. Springer Science and Business Media. Web. 7 Nov. 2016.

Wombacher, Kevin, Jenna E. Reno, and Shari R. Veil. "NekNominate: Social Norms, Social Media, and Binge Drinking." Health Communication (2016): 1-7. Routledge Taylor and Francis Group. Web. 14 Nov. 2016.

Wright, Susan H. "DA Details 'reckless Conduct' by Fraternity in 1997 Krueger Death." MIT News, 23 Sept. 1998. Web. 5 Dec. 2016.

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Moreno, Megan A, and Jennifer M Whitehill. "Influence Of Social Media On Alcohol Use In Adolescents And Young Adults." Alcohol Research: Current Reviews 36.1 (2014): 91-100. MEDLINE. Web. 13 Dec. 2016.

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Crandall, K. Jason, Kathryn Steward, and Tara M. Warf. "A Mobile App For Reducing Perceived Stress In College Students." American Journal Of Health Studies 31.2 (2016): 68-73. Academic Search Premier. Web. 14 Dec. 2016.

Chen, Yixin, and Thomas Hugh Feeley. "Predicting Binge Drinking In College Students: Rational Beliefs, Stress, Or Loneliness?." Journal Of Drug Education 45.3-4 (2015): 133-155. ERIC. Web. 14 Dec. 2016.

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