CMCH Publications

CMCH research findings have been published in a variety of scientific journals, scholarly books, online, and in other key venues.

2009 Television viewing in infancy and child cognition at 3 years of age in a US cohort
2008 Teaching pediatric residents the effects of media on health
2008 The effects of background televison on the toy play behavior of very young children
2008 The effects of food marketing on children’s preferences: Testing the moderating roles of age and gender
2008 Video games and the ESRB: An evaluation of parental beliefs about the rating system
2008 "Lazy kids watch TV": Children's perceptions of media and non-media activities
2008 Media violence: The effects are both real and strong
2007 Measuring youth media exposure (MYME): A pilot study
2007 Two-year-olds' object retrieval based on television: Testing a perceptual account
2007 Pulling the plug on entertainment industry ratings: In reply
2006 Can neighborhoods explain racial/ethnic differences in adolescent media use?
2006 Time well spent? Relating television use to children's free-time activities
2006 Brain imaging -- An introduction to a new approach to studying media processes and effects
2006 Children's brain activities while viewing televised violence revealed by fMRI
2006 Is television viewing associated with social isolation?
2006 Effects of creating visual illness narratives on quality of life with asthma: A pilot intervention study
2006 Frequent tanning bed use, weight concerns and other health risk behaviors in adolescent females
2006 Media and child health: Pediatric care and anticipatory guidance for the information age
2006 The association of television and video viewing with fast food intake by preschool-age children
2005 Achieving independence: The role of parental involvement with adolescents with spina bifida
2005 Sex screen: The dilemma of media exposure and sexual behavior
2005 Looking at Japanese society: Hashiguchi George as visual sociologist
2005 The relationship between children's television viewing and academic performance
2005 Visual narratives of the pediatric illness experience: Children communicating with clinicians through video
2005 Video killed the radio star: The effects of music videos on adolescent health
2005 Exposure to the mass media, body shape concerns, and use of supplements to improve weight and shape among male and female adolescents
2005 Researching human experience: Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA)
2005 When the television is always on: Heavy television exposure and young children's development
2005 Assessing adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: A multiple perspective pilot study using visual illness narratives and interviews
2005 Weight concerns and weight control behaviors of adolescents and their mothers
2005 The effects of electronic media on children ages zero to six: A history of research
2004 The impact of educational television on young children's reading in the context of family stress
2004 Violence in teen-rated video games
2004 Violence, sex, and profanity in films: Correlation of movie ratings with content
2004 Content and ratings of teen-rated video games
2004 The influence of wanting to look like media figures on adolescent physical activity
2004 Health literacy via media literacy: Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment
2004 Factors affecting change among obese adolescents
2004 Applying visual research: Patients teaching physicians about asthma through visual illness narratives
2003 The violent face of television: 50 years of research and controversy
2003 Predictors of children's electronic media use: An examination of three ethnic groups
2003 Boy, mediated: Effects of entertainment media on adolescent male health
2003 The effects of background television on very young children's play with toys
2002 Narrative research with audiovisual data: Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA) and NVivo
2002 Do children learn how to watch television? The impact of extensive experience with Blues Clues on preschool children's television viewing behavior
2002 Visual illness narratives of asthma: Explanatory models and health-related behavior
2001 Violence in E-rated video games
2001 TV violence and brainmapping in children
2001 Peer, parent, and media influences on the development of weight concerns and frequent dieting among preadolescent and adolescent girls and boys
2001 American children's use of electronic media in 1997: A national survey
2001 Consumerism: Its impact on the health of adolescents
2001 Depiction of alcohol, tobacco and other substances in G-rated animated feature films
2001 Peril and potential of media for infants and toddlers
2001 Child health in the Information Age: Media education of pediatricians
2001 For a child, every moment is a teachable moment
2000 Explanatory models of asthma: Are beliefs about management more important than knowledge of disease?
2000 Teletubbies to Doom : What pediatric residents are taught about mass media
2000 Asthma in life context: Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA)
2000 Violence in G-rated animated films
2000 Researching Blue's Clues: Viewing behavior and impact
2000 Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment: A patient-centered methodology for understanding the adolescent illness experience
1999 Quality of life with asthma: Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA) as intervention
1999 Pediatricians should educate parents, youths about media's effects
1999 It's your shot! Immunization by basketball
1999 Showing and telling asthma: Children teaching physicians with visual narratives
1999 The reification of irrelevancy: A comment on "The reification of normalcy"
1999 The reason and rhyme of qualitative research: Why, when, and how to use qualitative methods in the study of adolescent health
1999 Effects of repeated exposures to a single episode of the television program Blue's Clues on the viewing behaviors and comprehension of preschool children
1999 Media education
1999 Impact of a school-based interdisciplinary intervention on diet and physical activity among urban primary school children: Eat well and keep moving
1998 Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA): An innovative methodology for understanding the adolescent illness experience
1998 Aggressors or victims: Gender and race in music video violence
1997 Violence and weapon carrying in music video: A content analysis
1997 Tobacco and alcohol use behaviors portrayed in music videos: A content analysis
1995 Children and television violence: Violence panel keynote address
1991 Television, children, and social policy. Issues and resources for child advocates
1990 Television and beyond: Children's video media in one community
1982 The development and regulation of aggression in young children
1982 Influence of a televised model's vocalization pattern on infants
1981 A sociovidistic approach to children's filmmaking: The Philadelphia Report
1980 Television & youth: 25 years of research & controversy
1980 Effects of television on the developing child
1979 Infant visual and vocal responses to television
1978 Children's social behavior in three towns with differing television experience
1976 Television violence and its sponsors
1971 Reaction to socio-documentary film research in a mental health clinic


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