May 15-16, 2006
American children are immersed in an electronic environment yet there is not a clear understanding of how this level of media exposure impacts children’s cognitive, social, and emotional development. The purpose of this state-of-the-knowledge conference is to assemble a trans-disciplinary group of experts to discuss media exposure and its effects on children in the home, school, and community. Conference participants with expertise from diverse fields including developmental psychology, communication, pediatrics, family studies, and educational technology will contribute to the identification of research gaps and areas for future research agendas.
Research questions of interest include the following:
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