Motivation of viewing as a factor of youth perception of violence in films


  • O. Vinogradna G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine
Keywords: motivation of viewing; on-screen violence; cinema violence; motivation of spectators; film violence perception; young people.

Abstract

The article examines the influence of motivation on the perception of  film containing episodes of violence. As a result of the study, the motives for watching feature films with the content of violence, reflecting the direct emotional attractiveness of the depicted violence, are associated with an increase in the desire to become acquainted with the cinema production indicated, with its potentially dangerous perceptions.  Results show that film violence perception relates to motives. For student youth, the main motives for viewing feature films with the content of violence are: curiosity as the attractiveness of the shown violence, the lack of choice, the attractiveness of the non-violent content of the tape, the desire to look at your favorite actors and heroes, desire, some kind fill up your free time, the desire to get acquainted with an unknown movie, the desire to get acquainted with something new during the viewing, randomness, emotional enthusiasm, satisfaction from the experience of negative emotions during the review poison, influence of the environment, advertising and advice of others, the entertainment of such films and the desire for diversity. Such motives for viewing art films with the content of violence, such as curiosity, enthusiasm, desire for diversity, as a whole, reflect the direct emotional attractiveness of the depictions of violence, associated with an increase in the attractiveness of the cinema production and the desire to revise it.

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Published
2018-06-29
How to Cite
Vinogradna, O. (2018). Motivation of viewing as a factor of youth perception of violence in films. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 27(3), 117-122. Retrieved from https://farplss.org/index.php/journal/article/view/374