By Steven J. Kirsh
Media & formative years: A Developmental Perspective presents a complete evaluation and critique of the study and theoretical literature concerning media results on babies, young ones, and kids, with a different emphasis on improvement.
- The in basic terms textbook to judge the function of improvement in media results learn, filling a spot within the topic of youngsters and media
- Multiple sorts of media, including internet use, are mentioned for a complete view of the topic
- Developmental sights are highlighted on the finish of every part to enhance the significance of improvement in media results study
- Children’s cognitive, social, and emotional talents from pre-school to early life are built-in into the textual content for better readability
Chapter 1 Media within the Lives of teenage (pages 1–24):
Chapter 2 Media impression Theories (pages 25–40):
Chapter three Media and educational results (pages 41–62):
Chapter four The clinical and Social advantages of Media Use (pages 63–80):
Chapter five ads, customer habit, and formative years (pages 81–102):
Chapter 6 Media and Stereotyping (pages 103–125):
Chapter 7 Media impacts on weight problems, physique picture, and consuming problems (pages 126–148):
Chapter eight The position of Media in Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use (pages 149–174):
Chapter nine Media and the Sexualization and Sexual Socialization of teenybopper (pages 175–192):
Chapter 10 Violent Media half 1 (pages 193–212):
Chapter eleven Violent Media half 2 (pages 213–232):
Chapter 12 Media results: significance, threat, and Media Literacy (pages 233–252):
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Extra info for Media and Youth: A Developmental Perspective
Moreover, during adolescence youth lose one half of their prepubertal neocortical synapses, ultimately resulting in a more efficient brain during adulthood. However, the brain of the early adolescent has experienced limited synaptic pruning, thus reducing their ability to make sound judgments (Brownlee, 1999). According to YurgelunTodd’s (1998) research on brain imaging, early adolescents respond to emotionally laden situations with less cognitive activity than older individuals, potentially leading to “gut” and impulsive reactions.
Com video. , completing a video game) create an immediate feeling of taskoriented competence. Other media-based experiences, in contrast, may lead to feelings of competence only long after the media was consumed. For instance, knowing the minute details of Star Trek Episode 2 (“Charlie X”) might lead to feelings of competence only during a Star Trek convention years later. indd 19 9/7/2009 9:21:43 AM 20 Media in the Lives of Youth complete a variety of tasks. , excelling at some ability) lead youth to believe that through hard work and practice, they will also be able to successfully complete future tasks.
Relatedness refers to a sense of connection with others. Media-based activities that lead to feelings of relatedness include online video game play (with text or aural messages), e-mail, instant messaging, blogging, as well as written and video-based discussions. , friends; Valkenburg & Peter, 2007a). indd 20 9/7/2009 9:21:43 AM Media in the Lives of Youth 21 discussion on parasocial relationships illustrated, relatedness may also occur in a unidirectional manner, from the media consumer to the entertainment character.
Media and Youth: A Developmental Perspective by Steven J. Kirsh