Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health which explore a range of topics:
- To describe the television viewing time of preschoolers in Greece and to examine factors that may be associated with it.
- To examine if media coverage of celebrity DUIs can serve as teachable moments or problematic social modeling for young women.
- To examine the the association between screen time with fat mass and distribution among adolescent males in Mexico.
Kourlaba, G., Kondaki, K., Liarigkovinos,T., & Manios, Y. (2009). Factors associated with television viewing time in toddlers and preschoolers in Greece: the GENESIS study. J Public Health. Available Feb 18.
Lajous, M., et al. (2009). Screen time and adiposity in adolescents in Mexico. Public Health Nutr. 23:1-8.
Linder, J. R., & Gentile, D.A.
(2009). Is the television rating system valid? Indirect, verbal, and
physical aggression in programs viewed by fifth grade girls and
associations with behavior
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. Available online 23 February
Smith, K.C., Twum, D., & Gielen, A.C. (2009).
Media coverage of celebrity DUIs: teachable moments or problematic
social modeling? Alcohol & Alcoholism. Available online Feb 16.
Strasburger, V. (2009). Why Do Adolescent Health Researchers Ignore the Impact of the Media? Journal of Adolescent Health, 44(3), 203-205.
Use the free CMCH Database of Research to find other studies on children, media, and health.