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

  • Examination of the relationship between Greek young people aged 12-18 and
    the Internet through their patterns of Internet use in the home.
  • Exploration to understand if  violence depicted in television programs, particularly cartoons, has a negative impact  on young children’s behavior.
  • Examination of the potential of increasing physical activity and decreasing media usage in a 14-year-old adolescent female by making time spent on the Internet and/or cell phone contingent on physical activity.

Aslanidou, S. & Menexes, G. (2008). Youth and the Internet: Uses and practices in the home. Computers & Education, 51(3), 1375-1391.

Blumberg, F.C.,Bierwirth, K.P., & Schwartz, A.J. (2008). Does cartoon violence beget aggressive behavior in real life? An opposing view. Early Childhood Education Journal, 36(20), 101-104.

Galcheva, S.V., Iotova, V.M., Stratev, V.K. (2008). Television food advertising directed towards Bulgarian children. Archives Of Disease In Childhood, 93 (10), 857-861.

Larwin, K. H. & Larwin, D.A. (2008). Decreasing excessive media usage while increasing physical activity.A single-subject research study. Behavior Modification, 32(6), 938-956.

Oka,Y., Suzuki, S., & Inoue Y.(2008). Bedtime activities, sleep environment, and sleep/wake patterns of Japanese elementary school children. Behav Sleep Med., 6(4), 220-233.

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