CMCH Researcher Releases Ground-Breaking Research

by CMCH | Center on Media and Child Health | February 13, 2006

CMCH Visting Scholar John P. Murray, has published ground-breaking research using brain scans to see what happens when children view media violence. While the participants’ brains were scanned using an fMRI machine, experimenters kept track of their heart rates and brain activity. The researchers saw that while the children were viewing violent videos, the […]

Is Media Cutting into Time with Other Activities?

by CMCH | Center on Media and Child Health | February 6, 2006

A study in the February 1, 2006 issue of Pediatrics co-authored by CMCH researcher Dr. David Bickham suggests that true to popular belief, television is cutting into the time children would have spent on other activities. Their study of over 1,700 children who kept diaries of their time showed that […]