Studies Recently Added to the CMCH Database of Research

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What topics are researchers exploring about children, media and health? Check out the list below! Affuso, O. et al. (2011). Validity of self-reported leisure-time sedentary behavior in adolescents. Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine, 10(1), 2. Researchers discovered that adolescents often under-report the amount of time they spend engaged in sedentary behavior, thus rendering their… Read more »

Studies Recently Added to the CMCH Database of Research

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What topics are researchers exploring about children, media and health? Check out the list below! Bailey, B.W. et al. (2011). Energy cost of exergaming: a comparison of the energy cost of 6 forms of exergaming. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 165(7), 597-602. Video games that are also a form of exercise could promote physical… Read more »

Internet Addiction: New studies in the CMCH Database of Research

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  Internet addiction expert and psychologist Kimberly Young first defined Internet addiction in 1998 as “an impulse-control disorder that does not involve an intoxicant.” Although technology and the way we interact online has evolved drastically since those early days of the Internet, the issue of addiction persists worldwide, and evidence shows that serious Internet addiction… Read more »

Studies Recently Added to the CMCH Database of Research

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What topics are researchers exploring about children, media and health? Check out the list below! Divecha, Z. et al. (2012). Tweeting about testing: do low-income, parenting adolescents and young adults use new media technologies to communicate about sexual health? Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 44(3), 176-183. The majority of respondents preferred to have conversations… Read more »

Studies Recently Added to the CMCH Database of Research

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What topics are researchers exploring about children, media and health? Check out the list below! Bellieni, C.V. et al. (2010). Distracting effect of TV watching on children’s reactivity. European Journal of Pediatrics, 169(9), 1075-1078. The authors studied different aspects of television to determine its level of distraction on a child’s ability to complete other tasks…. Read more »