The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development

The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development

Editor(s): Sandra L. Calvert, Barbara J. Wilson

Published Online: 23 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405144179

Online ISBN: 9781444302752

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302752

About this Book

The Handbook of Children, Media and Development brings together an interdisciplinary group of experts in the fields of developmental psychology, developmental science, communication, and medicine to provide an authoritative, comprehensive look at the empirical research on media and media policies within the field.

  • 25 newly-commissioned essays bring new research to the forefront, especially on digital media, developmental research, and public policy debates
  • Includes helpful introductions to each section, a theoretical overview of the field, and a final chapter that offers a vision of future research
  • Contributors include key, international authorities in the field

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Historical, Conceptual, and Financial Underpinnings of Media

  2. Part II: Media Access and Differential Use Patterns

  3. Part III: Cognitive Effects of Media: How and What Children Learn

    1. Chapter 9

      Learning from Educational Media (pages 188–213)

      Heather L. Kirkorian and Professor Daniel R. Anderson

  4. Part IV: Social Effects of Media

    1. Chapter 12

      Prosocial Effects of Media Exposure (pages 268–289)

      Marie-Louise Mares, Edward Palmer and Tia Sullivan

  5. Part V: Health Effects of Media

  6. Part VI: Media Policy and Interventions

    1. Chapter 22

      Media-Related Policies of Professional Health Organizations (pages 503–526)

      Marie Evans Schmidt, David S. Bickham, Amy Branner and Dr Michael Rich

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