#MorePlayToday – Hasbro, Inc. and Boston Children’s Hospital Announce Play Research Collaboration

by Hasbro, Inc. | businesswire.com | October 26, 2015

This Business Wire press release announces the collaboration of Hasbro, Inc., and the Center on Media and Child Health at Boston Children’s Hospital, as they embark upon a multi-year study on how different types of play affect developmental outcomes in children.

“#MorePlayToday will evaluate how different types of play best serve the developmental well-being of children and meet the needs of parents”

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Helping Kids Reclaim a Daring Childhood

by Marblehead Reporter | marblehead.wickedlocal.com | October 26, 2015

This article from Marblehead Wicked Local talks about Dr. Michael Rich’s upcoming presentation of his “Finding Huck Finn: Reclaiming Childhood from the River of Electronic Screens,” talk. The presentation is on Monday, November 2nd from 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in the Marblehead High School Theater, and is open to the public. For more information contact Judy Luise, Marblehead High School social worker at 781-639-3100 ext. 2115.

Read the full article at marblehead.wickedlocal.com.

Evaluating Multiple Intensively Collected Media Use Measures: Validity and Reliability of Momentary Assessments

by Emily A. Scherer | Communication Methods and Measures | September 12, 2015

David Bickham and Michael Rich are co-authors of this article,  Evaluating Multiple Intensively Collected Media Use Measures: Validity and Reliability of Momentary Assessments, published online in Communication Methods and Measures.

Citation

Emily A. Scherer, David S. Bickham, Lydia A. Shrier & Michael Rich (2015) Evaluating Multiple Intensively Collected Media Use Measures: Validity and Reliability of Momentary Assessments, Communication Methods and Measures, 9:3, 170-187, DOI:
10.1080/19312458.2015.1061653

Read the full article at Communication Methods and Measures.

Back to School Tips – Educational Apps

by WCVB Channel 5 News | wcvb.com | September 3, 2015

In this WCVB Channel 5 News segment Apps to Get You Back to School, Dr. Rich discusses what parents can do to identify and evaluate the best educational websites for children. Click on the link below to watch the video clip.

Read the full article at wcvb.com.

Opinion Piece – HBO & Sesame Street Partnership

by Bryce Berginski | thepiercecountytribune.com | August 28, 2015

This Pierce County Tribune opinion piece, HBO, Sesame Street Partnership Has Potential, mentions CMCH Director Michael Rich. For a more complete view of Dr. Rich’s thoughts regarding the Sesame Street – HBO partnership, watch his August 17th Greater Boston interview below.

 

Read the full article at thepiercecountytribune.com.