International Research Summit on Media Effects on Child Health and Development

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  Please join CMCH at the ICA Annual Meeting 2011  Pre-conference of the Children, Adolescent, Media  (CAM) Interest Group as we discuss Media, Child Health, and Wellbeing: Setting the Research Agenda.    Where: Westin Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA When: May 26, 2011, 9:00am – 4:30pm Pre-conference Registration: http://www.icahdq.org/conferences/2011/ $100/person *Reserve your place early; to encourage… Read more »

Open Access Media and Child Health Journals

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The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) maintains a comprehensive list of open access scientific and scholarly journals. Open access journals contain free, peer-reviewed and quality research. Try out a search or browse the journals by subject. Below are some journals from the DOAJ that publish research in the areas of media and child health: Cyberpsychology:… Read more »

Research Wrap-Up: Recently Published Studies-April 5

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Check out recently published studies on children, media, and health which explore a range of topics: Dixon, H.G., Warne, C. D.; Scully, M.; Wakefield, M.A.; & Dobbinson, S.J.(2011). Does the portrayal of tanning in Australian women’s magazines relate to real women’s tanning beliefs and behavior? Health Education & Behavior, 38(2),132-142. This study found that among… Read more »