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What is Larson's study's idea?
If you have a strong sense of self, you can navigate the things in everyday life
What did harrison's study focus on?
How media and self complexity are related.
What were the theories behind Harrison's hypothesis?
More time in front of TV, less time doing other novel and stimulating activities
As cultivation analyses suggest, the messages and images on TV are relatively narrow and UNIFORM
More TV would reduce self complexity.
what were the results of harrison's study?
Increased TV exposure linked to DECREASED self-complexity scores
***Can't determine causation/time order
What does Larson say about TV and music?
TV is a way to buffer stress
Music is an active way to work through identity.