Media & Youth: A Developmental Perspective
provides a comprehensive review and critique of the research and theoretical literature related to media effects on infants, children, and adolescents, with a unique emphasis on development.
- The only textbook to evaluate the role of development in media effects research, filling a gap in the subject of children and media
- Multiple forms of media, including internet use, are discussed for a comprehensive view of the subject
- Developmental points of interest are highlighted at the end of each section to reinforce the importance of development in media effects research
- Children’s cognitive, social, and emotional abilities from pre-school to adolescence are integrated into the text for greater clarity
Keywords: media, youth, television, video games, kids, internet, tv