2 New Studies — Attention and Obesity Prevention

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In this month’s Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Miller et al found a correlation between television viewing and attention problems in preschool children, replicating the findings of a recent highly publicized study.  They state that the findings do not provide evidence for whether heavy television use is a cause or result of ADHD. In a unique… Read more »

New Research in Pediatrics and Tobacco Control

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October is apparently a hefty month for media research!  In addition to the 6 articles I posted about last week, there are five other new studies here: Published in Pediatrics, Connor examined food advertising on preschool-aimed children and found that most advertisers focused on creating lifelong brand-loyalty rather than generating immediate sales.  CMCH Director, Dr…. Read more »