Publications

Hurwitz, L. B., Morales, E. D., Montague, H., Lauricella A. R., & Wartella, E. (2016). Mobile marketing to children: A content analysis of food and beverage company apps. Public Health. 141, 241-244. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2016.09.025


Hurwitz, L. B., Alvarez, A. L., Lauricella, A. R., Rousse, T. H., Montague, H., & Wartella, E. (2016). Content analysis across new media platforms: Methodological considerations for capturing media-rich data. New Media & Society. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1461444816663927


Hurwitz, L. B., Lauricella, A. R., Hightower, B., Sroka, I., Woodruff, T. K., & Wartella, E. (2016). “When You’re a Baby You Don’t Have Puberty” Understanding of Puberty and Human Reproduction in Late Childhood and Early Adolescence. The Journal of Early Adolescence, doi:0272431616642323.


Hurwitz, L. B., Montague, H., & Wartella, E. (2016). Food Marketing to Children Online: A Content Analysis of Food Company Websites. Health Communication, 1-6. doi:10.1080/10410236.2016.1138386


Aladé, F., Lauricella, A. R., Beaudoin-Ryan, L. B., & Wartella, E. (2016). Measuring with Murray: Touchscreen technology and preschoolers’ STEM learning. Computers in Human Behavior, 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2016.03.080


Wartella, E., Lauricella, A. R., Cingel, D. P., & Connell, S. (in press). Television, computers, and media viewing. In H. Friedman, R. Schwarzer, R. C. Silver, D. Spiegel, N. E. Adler, R. D. Parke, & C. Peterson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Mental Health (2nd ed.).


Wartella, E., Beaudoin-Ryan, L. B., Blackwell, C. K., Cingel, D. P., Hurwitz, L. B., & Lauricella, A. R. (2016). What kind of adults will our children become? The impact of growing up in a media-saturated world. Journal of Children and Media.


Lauricella, A. R., Wartella, E., & Rideout, V. (2015). Young children’s screen time: The complex role of parent and child factors. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 36, 11-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2014.12.001


Hurwitz, L. B., Lauricella, A. R., Hanson, A., Raden, A. & Wartella, E. (2015). Supporting Head Start parents: Impact of text message intervention on parent-child activity engagement. Early Childhood Development and Care, 185(9), 1373-1389. doi:10.1080/03004430.2014.996217.


Connell, S., Lauricella, A. R., & Wartella, E. (2015). Parental co-use of media technology with their young children in the USA. Journal of Children and Media 9(1), 5-21, doi:10.1080/17482798.2015.997440


Cingel, D. P., & Wartella, E. (2014). “Like” it or not: The impact of Facebook and social networking sites on adolescents’ responses to peer influence. In T. Miller (Ed.), Routledge Companion to Popular Culture.


Wartella, E., Lauricella, A. R., & Hurwitz, L. B. (2014). Communicating oncofertility to children: A developmental perspective for teaching health messages. In T. K., Woodruff, M. L. Clayman, & K. E. Waimey (Eds), Oncofertility Communication (pp. 99-109). New York: Springer.


Wartella, E. & Lauricella, A. (2014). Early learning and academic achievement. In Jordan, A. & Romer, D. (Eds), Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescents. Oxford University Press.


Lauricella, A. R., Cingel, D. P., Blackwell, C., Wartella, E., & Conway, A. (2014). The Mobile Generation: Access and use of new mobile media by youth ages 8 to 17 years. Communication Research Reports, 34(4) 1-8. doi:10.1080/08824096.2014.963221


Blackwell, C., Lauricella, A., & Wartella, E. (2014). Factors influencing digital technology use in early education. Computers and Education, 77, 82-90. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2014.04.013


Blackwell, C., Lauricella, A., Conway, A., & Wartella, E. (2014). Children and the Internet: Developmental implications of website preferences among 8- to 12-year-old children. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 58(1), 1-20. doi:10.1080/08838151.2013.875022


Cingel, D. P., Wartella, E., & Krcmar, M. (2014). The role of adolescent development in social networking site use: Theory and evidence. Journal of Youth Development, 9(1), 29-41.


Blackwell, C. (2013) Teacher Practices with Mobile Technology: Integrating iPads into the Early Childhood Classroom. Journal of Education Research, 7(4), 1-25.


Cingel, D. P., Lauricella, A. R., Wartella, E., & Conway, A. (2013). Predicting social networking site use and online communication practices among adolescents: The role of access and device ownership. Media and Communication, 1(1), 28-38. doi:10.12924/mac2013.01010028


Blackwell, C., Lauricella, A., Wartella, E., Robb, M., & Schomburg, R. (2013). Adoption and Use of Technology in Early Education: The interplay of extrinsic barriers and teacher attitudes. Computers and Education, 69, 310-319. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2013.07.024


Lauricella, A., Robb, M., & Wartella, E. (2013). Challenges and suggestions for determining quality in children’s media. In Lemish, D. (Ed.), Handbook on Children, Adolescents and Media: Routledge.


Wartella, E. & Lauricella, A.R. (2012). Should babies watch television and DVDs?. Pediatric Clinics of North America Special Edition: Children, Media, & Adolescents, 59, 613-621. doi:10.1016/j.pcl.2012.03.027