In a study of 88 boys and girls who wore accelerometers and recorded their TV viewing habits, Roemmich et al found an association between the television access a child had in his or her home and their level of sedentary behavior. 

Other new media research:

  • Barr, R. et al. The effect of repetition on imitation from television during infancy. Dev Psychobiol.
  • Gilissen, R. et al. Physiological reactions of preschoolers to fear-inducing film clips: Effects of temperamental fearfulness and quality of the parent-child relationship. Dev Psychobiol.
  • Haerens, L. et al. The contribution of psychosocial and home environmental factors in explaining eating behaviours in adolescents. Eur J Clin Nutr.

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