Pornography and Sexual Callousness and the Trivialization of Rape (1982)

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Zillmann, Dolf; Bryant, Jennings

Explored the consequences of continued exposure to pornography on beliefs about sexuality in general and on dispositions toward women in particular. Found that massive exposure to pornography resulted in a loss of compassion toward women as rape victims and toward women in general. (PD)

Volume 32, Issue 4, pages 10–21, December 1982

Journal of Communication