Master of Arts (MA)
First Committee Member
Lawrence J. Mullen
Number of Pages
This thesis is an original study that examines the media usage between adoptive and non-adoptive college-aged adults United States. The beginning of this thesis will focus primarily on television's ability to get a message across to a huge audience in the shortest amount of time. It will state the hypotheses and examine the research questions being sought. Simultaneously, it will examine the effect the media has on our youth. Hypothetically, adopted children have been more susceptible to the messages delivered. It will be the intent to analyze and discuss this susceptibility further in this thesis; The survey asked the subjects about their viewing habits. The goal is to find if a significant difference exists between the way adoptive and non-adoptive college-aged adults view the programs.
Adopted; Adults; Aged; College; Differences Television
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Yunker, Christopher Edward, "Differences in television use between adopted and non-adopted college-aged adults" (2003). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 1524.