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The study involved 96 children (48 boys and 48 girls) ranging from just under 3 to 5 years in age. In a laboratory setting the children individually watched either a physically present person behaving both verbally and physically aggressively and violently toward a large inflated doll (named a ‘Bobo doll’), a 10-minute colour film recording of identical behaviour, or the television screening of a fantasy cartoon cat character also exhibiting such behaviour with accompanying cartoon music and sound effects.
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