Impacts of Scary Television Programmes on children Psychology, Attitude and Behavior

Dhyan Singh


The television programmes influence the perception, behavior and attitude of children negatively and positively. This study was conducted in the District Headquarter town in Dharamshala. The data was collected through circulating both Hindi and English questionnaires to the 100 children during their shopping, playing, and their free time hours at different places. The sample for this study was chosen randomly. The study finds out that scary television programmes have a negative impact on the children behavior, psychology and their attitudes specifically who watch more television than other children. The impact of these television scary programmes remains more than three months on children mind. The fear of unknown and darkness dominate their manner of study.

Key Words: Scary, Psychology, attitude, horror, Television, Movies.

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