The current issue of the British Journal of Developmental Psychology focuses on young people and the media.
The goal of this special issue was to bring together current perspectives on the ways young people use (or sometimes avoid), live with, react to, learn from, and learn about the ubiquitous communication tools of 21st century life.
Articles in the issue include:
- Editorial Introduction, Professor Kevin Durkin Mark Blades
- Infant imitation from television using novel touch-screen technology, Dr Rachel Barr
- Just a talking book? Word learning from watching baby videos, Mr Michael Robb
- TV as storyteller: How exposure to television narratives impacts at-risk preschoolers' story knowledge and narrative skills, Dr Deborah L Linebarger
- Young children's ability to recognize advertisements in Web page designs, Dr Mark Blades
- Television alcohol advertising: do children really mean what they say? Dr Avril Nash
- The effectiveness of parental communication in modifying the relation between food advertising and children's consumption behavior, Dr Moniek Buijzen
- Predicting children's media use: Differences in cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses, Dr. Sook-Jung Lee
- Exploring the relationship between children's knowledge of text message abbreviations and school literacy outcomes, Dr Beverly Ann Plester
- Electronic mail, a new written-language register: A study with French-speaking adolescents, Olga Volckaert-Legrier
- Remote control, umbilical cord, and beyond: The mobile phone as a transitional object, Rivka Ribak
- Educational and interpersonal uses of home computers by adolescents with and without specific language impairment (SLI), Professor Kevin Durkin
- In their words: Connecting online weblogs to developmental processes, Professor Kaveri Subrahmanyam
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British Psychological Society (BPS) (2009, February 26). Journal's special edition focuses on young people and the media. BPS Media Centre. Retrieved March 18, 2009, from http://www.bps.org.uk/media-centre/press-releases/releases$/british-journal-of-developmental-psychology$/journals-special-edition-focuses-on-young-people-and-the-media.cfm