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

  • To examine the relationship between exposure to violent electronic games and aggressive cognitions and behavior.
  • To evaluate the overlap among targets of, and the similarities between, online and in-school bullying among Internet-using adolescents.
  • To determine the impact of computer games on cognitive performance.
  • To examine youth's exposure to advertisements for cigarettes and explore the relationship between youths' understandings of cigarette advertisements and their susceptibility to smoking.

Barlett, C.P., Vowels, C.L., Shanteau, J., Crow, J., &  Miller, T. (2009). The effect of violent and non-violent computer games on cognitive performance. Computers in Human Behavior. 21(1), 96-102.

Freeman, D., Brucks, M., Wallendorf, M., Boland, W. (2009). Youths' understandings of cigarette advertisements. Addictive Behaviors. 31 (1), 36-42.

Juvonen, J., & Gross, E.F. (2008). Extending the school grounds?–Bullying experiences in cyberspace. J Sch Health. 78(9), 496-505.

Möller, I., & Krahé, B. (2008). Exposure to violent video games and aggression in German adolescents: a longitudinal analysis. Aggress Behav. Available online Nov 17.

Wack, E., & Tantleff-Dunn, S. (2008). Relationships between Electronic Game Play, Obesity, and Psychosocial Functioning in Young Men. CyberPsychology & Behavior. Available November.

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