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.
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.