Research on Age Ratings of Animated Films 3854
PhD in Psychology, Рrofessor of the Department of Preschool Pedagogics and Psychology of the Faculty of Psychology of Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
PhD in Psychology, Senior Scientist, Center of Psychology and Educational Expertise of Play and Toys, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
Associate researcher, «Play and Toys» research Centre, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
MA in Psychology, Researcher of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Contemporary Childhood, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia
The paper focuses on the poorly explored problem of perception of animated films in preschool children. A hypothesis tested in the study concerns the differences in the child's perception of appropriate and inappro¬priate (for his/her age) animated films. The study involved children aged 5—6 years who were invited to watch two animations: one was appropriate for their age ("Varezhka/The Mitten"), and another was inappropriate ("Ben 10").
Keywords: animated films, perception of artwork, age specifics, age ratings, author's position, comprehen¬sion, identification with character, continuation and originality of story
Column: Animated films in modern childhood
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