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Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health covering  a range of  topics:

  • Factors of internet use among Greek adolescents.
  • Effects of educational TV programs on preschoolers.
  • Exposure of children and teens to alcohol advertising on TV.
  • Toddlers’ imitation of new skills from people and its implications for the design of educational programs.


Al Sabbah, H. et al. (2008).
Associations of overweight and of weight dissatisfaction among
Palestinian adolescents: findings from the national study of
Palestinian schoolchildren  J Hum Nutr Diet., Available Online Aug 27.

Baydar, N. et al. (2008). Effects of an educational television program on preschoolers: Variability in benefits. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology,  29 (5):349-360.

Krul M, & van Leeuwen, Y. (2008). The role of television viewing and education in decreased body mass indexes in children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med., 62(9):899.

Strouse, G. &  Troseth, G. (2008). “Don’t try this at home”: Toddlers’ imitation of new skills from people on video. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Available online 1 August 2008.

Tsitsika, A. et al. (2008). Internet use and misuse: a multivariate regression analysis of the predictive factors of internet use among Greek adolescents. European Journal of Pediatrics, Available Online September 2.

Winter, M. et al. (2008).
Exposure of children and adolescents to alcohol advertising on
television in Australia. Journal Of Studies On Alcohol And Drugs, 69
(5): 676-683.

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