Publication Date: November 2002
Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation
Author(s): Allison G. Caplovitz; June H. Lee; Ellen A. Wartella
Research Area: Education; Media, telecommunications, and information; Science and technology
Keywords: Virtual environments; Violence in video games; Children and Interactive Media; Internet use
Coverage: United States
Updates the report "Children and Interactive Media: A Compendium of Current Research and Directions for the Future report to the Markle Foundation" from October 2000. Examines the literature that has been published on the topic between June 2000 and May 2002, focusing on children's in-home use of interactive technologies. Includes a review of literature according to the categories of the original research compendium, including children's use and access to interactive media, cognitive and social outcomes of such interactive media use, health and safety issues and policy concerns.