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

Bailey, R., Wise,W. & Bolls, P.
(2009). How avatar customizability affects children's arousal and
subjective presence during junk food–sponsored online video games.
CyberPsychology & Behavior, ahead of print.

  • The purpose of this study was to determine how children cognitively
    and emotionally process interactive marketing of snack food products in
    advergames.

Elias, N. & Lemish, D.
(2009). Spinning the web of identity: The roles of the internet in the
lives of immigrant adolescents. New Media Society, 11(4), 533-551.

  • This article illuminates the roles of the internet in the unique
    intersection between adolescence and immigration. The analysis suggests
    that the internet provides valuable resources for personal growth and
    empowerment, as it helps to develop and strengthen many aspects of
    young immigrants' evolving identity during a critical period of social
    and material disadvantage, when they are engaged in settling into and
    adjusting to a new society.

Fielder, L., Donovan, R.J., Ouschan, R.(2009).
Exposure of children and adolescents to alcohol advertising on
Australian metropolitan free-to-air television. Addiction, Available
Online May 12.

  • This study investigated the exposure of underage youth to alcohol
    television advertising on metropolitan free-to-air television in the
    five mainland capital city markets of Australia.

Lee, L. (2009). Young American immigrant children's interpretations of popular culture: A case study of Korean girls' perspectives on royalty in Disney films. Journal of Early Childhood Research, 7(2), 200-215.

  • This article explores how young Korean immigrant girls (age five to eight) living in the United States interpreted American popular culture by discussing their interpretations of Disney animated films.

Patriarca, A., Di Giuseppe, G., Albano, L., Marinelli, P. & Angelillo, I.F.(2009). Use of television, videogames, and computer among children and adolescents in Italy. BMC Public Health, 9(1),139.

  • This survey determined the practices about television (video
    inclusive), videogames, and  computer use in children and adolescents in
    Italy.
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