Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health exploring a range of topics:
- Exploration of how effectively students can assess the accuracy of Internet-based material when gathering information on a controversial medical topic using simple keyword searches.
- Discussion of the relation between television, computer games, and the Internet and antisocial aggressive behavior in kids under 18.
- Examination of the continuous targeting of youth to magazine advertising of tobacco products
Alpert, H.R. et al. (2008). After the Master Settlement Agreement: Targeting and exposure of youth to magazine tobacco advertising.
Health Aff. Available online Sep 30.
Clemente, M. et al.
(2008). The media and violent behavior in young people: Effects of the
media on antisocial aggressive behavior in a Spanish sample. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38(10), 2395-2409.
Ke, F. (2008). A case study of computer gaming for math: Engaged learning from gameplay?. Computers & Education, 51(4), 1609-1620.
Kortum, P. et al. (2008).The impact of inaccurate Internet health information in a secondary school learning environment. J Med Internet Res. 10(2): e17.
Tahiroglu, A. et al (2008). Internet use among Turkish adolescents. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11(5), 537-543.