Articles

  • 2017

    A matter of style? The differential effects of parental mediation on early adolescents’ media violence exposure and aggression

    Fikkers, K.M., Piotrowski, J.T., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2017). A matter of style? The differential effects of parental mediation on early adolescents’ media violence exposure and aggression. Computers in Human Behavior, 70, 407-415. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2017.01.029

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    The longitudinal relationship between media violence and empathy: Was it sympathy all along?

    Vossen, H.G.M., Piotrowski, J.T., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2016). The longitudinal relationship between media violence and empathy: Was it sympathy all along? Media Psychology, 20(2) 175-193. doi:10.1080/15213269.2015.1121825

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    Assessing the reliability and validity of game and TV violence exposure measures.

    Fikkers, K.M., Piotrowski, J.T., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2017). Assessing the reliability and validity of game and TV violence exposure measures. Communication Research, 44(1) 117-143. doi:10.1177/0093650215573863

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    Reading with hotspots: How young children respond to touchscreen stories

    Piotrowski, J.T. & Krcmar, M. (in press). Reading with hotspots: How young children respond to touchscreen stories. Computers in Human Behavior, 70, 328-334. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.01.010

  • 2016

    Assessing the longitudinal relationship between Peruvian children’s TV exposure and unhealthy food consumption.

    Busse, P. & Piotrowski, J.T. (2016, Online First). Assessing the longitudinal relationship between Peruvian children’s TV exposure and unhealthy food consumption. Journal of Children and Media. doi: 10.1080/17482798.2016.1243565

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    Media violence and adolescents’ ADHD-related behaviors: The role of parental mediation

    Nikkelen, S., Vossen, H.G.M., Piotrowski, J.T., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2016). Media violence and adolescents’ ADHD-related behaviors: The role of parental mediation. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 60, 657-675. doi: 10.1080/08838151.2016.1234476

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    A parental perspective on apps for young children.

    Broekman, F., Piotrowski, J.T., Beentjes, H.W.J., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2016). A parental perspective on apps for young children. Computers in Human Behavior, 63, 142-152. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.017.

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    Beyond the lab: Investigating early adolescents’ cognitive, emotional, and arousal Responses to violent games.

    Fikkers, K.M., Piotrowski, J.T., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2016). Beyond the lab: Investigating early adolescents’ cognitive, emotional, and arousal Responses to violent games. Computers in Human Behavior, 60, 542-549. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.055

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    The role of perceived peer norms in the relationship between media violence exposure and adolescents’ aggression.

    Fikkers, K.M., Piotrowski, J.T., Lugtig, P.J., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2016). The role of perceived peer norms in the relationship between media violence exposure and adolescents’ aggression. Media Psychology, 19, 4-26. doi:10.1080/15213269.2015.1037960

  • 2015

    Finding orchids in a field of dandelions: Understanding children’s differential susceptibility to media effects.

    Piotrowski, J.T. & Valkenburg, P.M. (2015). Finding orchids in a field of dandelions: Understanding children’s differential susceptibility to media effects. American Behavioral Scientist, 59, 1776-1789. doi:10.1177/0002764215596552

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    Identifying family television practices to reduce children’s television time.

    Piotrowski, J.T., Jordan, A.B., Bleakley, A., & Hennessy, M. (2015). Identifying family television practices to reduce children’s television time. Journal of Family Communication, 15, 159-174. doi:10.1080/15267431.2015.1013107

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    Sugar-Sweetened beverage consumption by adult caregivers and their children: The role of drink features and advertising exposure.

    Hennessy, M., Bleakley, A., Piotrowski, J.T., Mallya, G., & Jordan, A.B. (2015). Sugar-Sweetened beverage consumption by adult caregivers and their children: The role of drink features and advertising exposure. Health Education & Behavior, 42, 677-686. doi:10.1177/1090198115577379

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    Development of the Adolescent Measure of Empathy and Sympathy (AMES).

    Vossen, H.G.M., Piotrowski, J.T., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2015). Development of the Adolescent Measure of Empathy and Sympathy (AMES). Personality & Individual Differences, 74, 66-71. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2014.09.040

  • 2014

    Assessing the relationship between pediatric media guidance and media use in American families.

    Lapierre, M.A., Piotrowski, J.T., & Linebarger, D.L. (2014). Assessing the relationship between pediatric media guidance and media use in American families. Clinical Pediatrics, 53(12), 1166-1173. doi:10.1177/0009922814540038

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    Participatory cues and program familiarity predict young children’s learning from educational television.

    Piotrowski, J.T. (2014). Participatory cues and program familiarity predict young children’s learning from educational television. Media Psychology, 17(3), 311-331. doi:10.1080/15213269.2014.932288

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    Associations between parenting, media use, cumulative risk, and children’s executive functioning.

    Linebarger, D.L., Barr, R., Lapierre, M.A., & Piotrowski, J.T. (2014). Associations between parenting, media use, cumulative risk, and children’s executive functioning. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 35, 367-377. doi:10.1097/DBP.0000000000000069

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    Measuring epistemic curiosity in young children.

    Piotrowski, J.T., Litman, J.A., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2014). Measuring epistemic curiosity in young children. Infant and Child Development, 23(5), 542-553. doi:10.1002/icd.1847

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    The relationship between narrative processing demands and young American children’s comprehension of educational television.

    Piotrowski, J.T. (2014). The relationship between narrative processing demands and young American children’s comprehension of educational television. Journal of Children and Media, 8, 267-285. doi:10.1080/17482798.2013.878740

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    The home literacy environment: Exploring how media and parent-child interactions are associated with children’s language production.

    Liebeskind, K. G., Piotrowski, J.T., Lapierre, M.A., & Linebarger, D.L. (2014). The home literacy environment: Exploring how media and parent-child interactions are associated with children’s language production. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 14, 482-509. doi:10.1177/1468798413512850

  • 2013

    Predictors of parents’ intention to limit children’s television viewing.

    Bleakley, A., Piotrowski, J.T., Hennessy, M., & Jordan, A. (2013). Predictors of parents’ intention to limit children’s television viewing. Journal of Public Health, 35(4), 525-532. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fds104

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    Development and validation of the perceived parental media mediation scale: A self-determination perspective.

    Valkenburg, P.M., Piotrowski, J.T., Hermanns, J., de Leeuw, R. (2013). Development and validation of the perceived parental media mediation scale: A self-determination perspective. Human Communication Research, 39 (4), 445-469. doi:10.1111/hcre.12010

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    Double dose: High family conflict enhances the effect of media violence exposure on adolescents’ aggression.

    Fikkers, K. M., Piotrowski, J.T., Weeda, W., Vossen, H.G.M., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2013). Double dose: High family conflict enhances the effect of media violence exposure on adolescents’ aggression. Societies, 3(3), 280-292. doi:10.3390/soc3030280

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    Investigating correlates of self-regulation in early childhood with a representative sample of English-speaking American families.

    Piotrowski, J. T., Lapierre, M. A., & Linebarger, D. (2013). Investigating correlates of self-regulation in early childhood with a representative sample of English-speaking American families. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 22(3), 423-436. doi:10.1007/s10826-012-9595-z

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    Extending the lessons of educational television with young American children.

    Piotrowski, J.T., Jennings, N., & Linebarger, D.L. (2013). Extending the lessons of educational television with young American children. Journal of Children and Media, 7(2), 216-234. doi:10.1080/17482798.2012.693053

  • 2012

    Background television in the homes of U.S. children.

    Lapierre, M.A., Piotrowski, J.T., & Linebarger, D.L. (2012). Background television in the homes of U.S. children. Pediatrics, 130(5), 839-846. doi:10.1542/peds.2011-2581

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    Developing media interventions to reduce household sugar-sweetened beverage consumption.

    Jordan, A.B., Piotrowski, J.T., Bleakley, A. & Mallya, G. (2012). Developing media interventions to reduce household sugar-sweetened beverage consumption. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 640, 118-135.

  • 2011

    Visual attention to anti-smoking PSAs: Smoking cues versus other attention-grabbing features.

    Sanders-Jackson, A.N., Cappella, J.N., Linebarger, D.L., Piotrowski, J.T., O’Keeffe, M., Strasser, A.A & Lerman, C. (2011). Visual attention to anti-smoking PSAs: Smoking cues versus other attention-grabbing features. Human Communication Research,
    37, 275-292.

  • 2010

    Structure and strategies in children’s educational television: The roles of program type and learning strategies in children’s learning.

    Linebarger, D. L., & Piotrowski, J. T. (2010). Structure and strategies in children’s educational television: The roles of program type and learning strategies in children’s learning. Child Development, 81(5), 1582-1597.

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    Onscreen print: The role of captions as a supplemental literacy tool.

    Linebarger, D. L., Piotrowski, J. T., & Greenwood, C. R. (2010). Onscreen print: The role of captions as a supplemental literacy tool. Journal of Research in Reading, 33, 148-167.

  • 2009

    TV as Storyteller: How exposure to television narratives impacts at-risk preschoolers’ story knowledge and narrative skills.

    Linebarger, D. L., & Piotrowski, J. T. (2009). TV as Storyteller: How exposure to television narratives impacts at-risk preschoolers’ story knowledge and narrative skills. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 27, 47-69.

  • 2008

    Evaluating the educational potential of health public service announcements with preschoolers.

    Linebarger, D.L., & Piotrowski, J.T. (2008). Evaluating the educational potential of health public service announcements with preschoolers. Health Communication, 23, 516-525.