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

  • Examination of associations between individual and vicarious racial discrimination via the Internet and psychological adjustment.
  • Evaluate the content of  contemporary popular music with particular attention paid to the prevalence of degrading and non-degrading sexual references.
  • Development of  a comprehensive analysis of internet addiction through a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies on excessive Internet use published during the period of 1996-2006.
  • Examination of the potential moderating effects of motion capture technology and participants’ own level of psychoticism on their hostility and aggressive thoughts after playing violent video games.

Douglas, A. et al.
(2008).Internet addiction: Meta-synthesis of qualitative research for
the decade 1996–2006.Computers in Human Behavior. 24 (6), 3027-3044.

Graham,D.J., Schneider, M., Cooper, D.M. (2008). Television viewing: Moderator or mediator of an adolescent physical activity intervention? Am J Health Promot. 23(2), 88-91.

Markey, P.M. & Scherera, K. (2008). An examination of psychoticism and motion capture controls as moderators of
the effects of violent video games. Computers in Human Behavior. Available online 23 October.

Primack, B.A., Gold, M.A., Schwarz, E.B., Dalton, M.A.(2008). Degrading and non-degrading sex in popular music: a content analysis. Public Health Rep. 123(5), 593-600.

Tynes, B.M., Giang, M.T.,Williams,  D. R., &  Thompson, G. N. (2008). Online Racial Discrimination and Psychological Adjustment Among Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health. 43(6), 565-569.

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