Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescents

Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescents

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The volume is divided into four parts. Part One provides up-to-date trends on children and adolescents' access to media in the home, as well as the time they spend with television, computers, and the Internet. Part Two presents research that highlights the potentially negative impact of age-inappropriate or excess media use on children's physical, cognitive, social, and emotional well-being. Part Three offers examples of how media enhance children's education, health, and social connections. Part Four explores implications for the creation of high-quality, enriching content that speaks to the needs and interests of young people today.... 7, 23, 178 conflict resolution, 163a€“164 console games, 22 consumer development, 56a€“60 consumer electronics, 21a€“22 control ... 90a€“108 sexual identity, 90a€“91 socio-emotional, 25a€“26 DG Information Society, 144 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual ... 175 Disney, 46a€“47, 175 Dora the Explorer, 192, 194 drinking, underage, 71a€“72, 267a€“268 drug prevention programs, ... 176a€“177 educational video games, 121a€“122 education-entertainment campaigns, 210 Egypt, 242a€“243 electronicanbsp;...

Title:Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescents
Author:Amy Beth Jordan, Daniel Romer
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2014


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