500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001

NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance.

This study was supported by Contract No. 04–1101–310 between the National Academy of Sciences and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the project.

International Standard Book Number ISBN 0-309-10275-8

Additional copies of this report are available from

National Academies Press,

500 Fifth Street, N.W., Lockbox 285, Washington, DC 20055; (800) 624–6242 or (202) 334–3313 (in the Washington metropolitan area); Internet,

Printed in the United States of America

Copyright 2006 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.

Suggested citation: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. (2006). Studying Media Effects on Children and Youth: Improving Methods and Measures. Alexandra Beatty, Rapporteur. Program Committee for a Workshop on Improving Research on Interactive Media and Children’s Health. Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education and Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement