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
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
Use the free CMCH Database of Research to find other studies on children, media, and health.