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Waterloo, S. F., Baumgartner, S. E., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2017). Norms of online expressions of emotion: Comparing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and WhatsApp.New Media & Society. doi: 10.1177/1461444817707349

Fikkers, K.M., Piotrowski, J.T., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2015). Assessing the reliability and validity of television and game violence exposure measureCommunication Research. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0093650215573863Baumgartner, S. E., Lemmens, J. S., Weeda, W. D., & Huizinga, M. (2016). Measuring media multitasking: Development of a short measure of media multitasking for adolescents. Journal of Media Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1027/1864-1105/a000167

Van Oosten, J.M.F., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2015). The influence of sexual music videos on adolescents' misogynistic beliefs: The role of video content, gender, and affective engagement. Communication Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0093650214565893

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15213269.2015.1121825


Nikkelen, S., Vossen, H. G. M., Piotrowski, J. T., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2016).Media violence and adolescents’ ADHD-related Behaviors: The role of parental mediationJournal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media60, 657-675. doi:10.1080/08838151.2016.1234476

Broekman, F. L., Piotrowski, J. T.,  Beentjes, J.W.J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2016). A Parental Perspective on Apps for Young ChildrenComputers in Human Behavior, 63, 142-151. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.017

Vossen H.G.M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2016). Do Social Media Foster or Curtail Adolescents' Empathy? A Longitudinal Study. Computers in Human Behavior, 63,  118-124. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.040

Rozendaal, E., Opree, S. J., & Buijzen, M. A. (2016). Development and validation of a survey instrument to measure children’s advertising literacyMedia Psychology, 19, 72-100. doi: 10.1080/15213269.2014.885843

de Vries, D.A., Peter, J., de Graaf, H., & Nikken, P. (2016). Adolescents’ social network site use, peer appearance-related feedback, and body dissatisfaction: Testing a mediation model.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 211-224. doi:10.1007/s10964-015-0266-4 

Valkenburg, P. M., Peter, J., & Walther, J. B. (2016). Media effects: Theory and Research. Annual Review of Psychology, 67, 315-338. doi: 10.1146/annurev-psych-122414-033608

Fikkers, K.M., Piotrowski, J.T., Lugtig, P., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2016). The role of perceived peer norms in the relationship between media violence exposure and adolescents’ aggressionMedia Psychology, 19, 1, 4-26. doi: 10.1080/15213269.2015.1037960

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 

Van den Eijnden, R. J. J. M., Lemmens, J. S., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2016). The Social Media Disorder Scale: Validity and psychometric properties. Computers in Human Behavior, 61, 478-487. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.03.038


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 ExposureHealth Education & Behavior, 42, 677-686. doi: 10.1177/1090198115577379

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

Nikkelen, S. W., Vossen, H. G., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2015). Children’s Television Viewing and ADHD-related Behaviors: Evidence from the Netherlands. Journal of Children and Media, 1-20. doi: 10.1080/17482798.2015.1088872

Valkenburg, P. M. (2015). The limited informativeness of meta-analyses on media effects: Commentary on Ferguson. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10, 5, 680-682. doi: 10.1177/1745691615592237 

de Vries, D.A., Kühne, R. (2015). Facebook and self-perception: Individual susceptibility to negative social comparisonPersonality and Individual Differences, 86, 217-221. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.05.029

Van der Schuur, W. A., Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2015). The consequences of media multitasking for youth: A reviewComputers in Human Behavior, 53, 204–215. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2015.06.035

Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2015). Sexual self-presentation on social network sites: Who does it and how is it perceived? Computers in Human Behavior, 50, 91-100doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.03.061

Vandenbosch, L. (2015). Antecedents of adolescents’ exposure to different types of sexually explicit Internet material: A longitudinal studyComputers in Human Behavior, 50, 439-448. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2015.04.032

Frison, E., Vandenbosch, L., Trekels, J. & Eggermont, S. (2015). Reciprocal relationships between media use and adolescents' sexual behaviors: The role of perceived peer normsSex Roles, 72, 183-197. doi: 10.1007/s11199-015-0454

Koutamanis, M, Vossen, H.G.M., Valkenburg, P.M. (2015). Adolescents’ comments in social media: why do adolescents receive negative feedback and who is most at risk? Computer in Human Behavior, 53, 486-494. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.07.016

Klaassen, M. J. E., & Peter, J. (2015). Gender (in)equality in Internet pornography: A content analysis of popular pornographic Internet videos. The Journal of Sex Research, 52, 721-735. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2014.976781

Lemmens, J.S., Valkenburg, P.M., & Gentile, D.A. (2015). The internet gaming disorder scalePsychological Assessment, 72, 567-582. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pas0000062

Van Oosten, J.M.F., Peter, J., & Boot, I. (2015). Exploring associations between exposure to sexy online self-presentations and adolescents’ sexual attitudes and behaviorJournal of Youth and Adolescence, 44, 1078-1091. doi: 10.1007/s10964-014-0194-8

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

Van Oosten, J.M.F., Peter, J., & Boot, I. (2015). Women’s critical responses to sexually explicit material: The role of hyperfemininity and processing styleJournal of Sex Research, 52, 306-316. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2013.858305

Vandenbosch, L., Muise, A., Impett, E. & Eggermont, S. (in press). Sexualizing reality television: Associations with trait and state self-objectificationBody Image, 13, 62-66. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2015.01.003

Ward, L.M., Vandenbosch, L., & Eggermont, S. (2015). The impact of men's magazines on adolescent boys' objectification and courtship beliefsJournal of Adolescence, 39, 49-58. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2014.12.004

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


de Vries, D.A., Peter, J., Nikken, P., & de Graaf, H. (2014). The effect of social network site use on appearance investment and desire for cosmetic surgery among adolescent boys and girlsSex Roles, 71, 283-295. doi:10.1007/s11199-014-0412-6

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 productionJournal of Early Childhood Literacy, 14, 482 - 509. doi: 10.1177/1468798413512850 

Peter, J. & Valkenburg, P.M. (2014). Does exposure to sexually explicit internet material increase body dissatisfaction? A longitudinal study. Computers in Human Behavior, 36, 397-307. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2014.03.071

Baumgartner, S. E., Weeda, W. D., van der Heijden, L., & Huizinga, M. (2014). The relationship between media multitasking and executive function in early adolescents. The Journal of Early Adolescence, 34(8), 1120-1144. doi: 10.1177/0272431614523133

Petry, N. M., Rehbein, F., Gentile, D. A., Lemmens, J. S., Rumpf, H.-J., Mößle, T., Bischof, G., Tao, R., Fung, D. S. S., Borges, G., Auriacombe, M., González Ibáñez, A., Tam, P. and O'Brien, C. P. (2014). An international consensus for assessing internet gaming disorder using the new DSM-5 approachAddiction, 109: 1399–1406. doi: 10.1111/add.12457

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

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

Nikkelen, S. W. C., Valkenburg, P. M., Huizinga, M., & Bushman, B. J. (2014). Media use and ADHD-related behaviors in children and adolescents: A meta-analysisDevelopmental Psychology, 50(9), 2228-2241. doi: 10.1037/a0037318

Opree, S.J., Buijzen, M., Van Reijmersdal, E. A. & Valkenburg, P.M. (2014). Children’s Advertising Exposure, Advertised Product Desire, and Materialism: A Longitudinal StudyCommunication Research, 41(5), 717-735. doi: 10.1177/0093650213479129

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

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(6), 367-377. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000069

Piotrowski, J.T. (2014). The relationship between narrative processing demands and young American children’s comprehension of educational televisionJournal of Children and Media, 8(3), 267-285. doi: 10.1080/17482798.2013.878740

Baumgartner, S. E., Sindy, S. R., Peter, J., Valkenburg, P. M., & Livingstone, S. (2014). Does country context matter? Investigating the predictors of teen sexting across EuropeComputers in Human Behavior, 34, 157-164. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2014.01.041

Boot, I., Peter, J., & van Oosten, J.M.F. (2014). Impersonal sex orientation and multitasking influence the effect of sexual media content on involvement with a sexual character. Media Psychology, 17, 55-77. doi: 10.1080/15213269.2012.742358 

Joshi, S. P., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2014). Virginity loss and pregnancy in US and Dutch teen girl magazines: A content-analytic comparisonYouth & Society,46, 80-88. doi: 10.1177/0044118X11425179

Nikkelen, S. W. C., Vossen, H. G. M., Valkenburg, P. M., Velders, F. P., Windhorst, D. A., Jaddoe, V. W. V., Hofman, A., Verhulst, F. C., Tiemeier, H. (2014). Media violence and children’s ADHD-related behaviors: A genetic susceptibility perspectiveJournal of Communication, 64, 42-60. doi: 10.1111/jcom.12073

De Droog, S., Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2014). Enhancing children's vegetable consumption using vegetable-promoting picture books: The impact of interactive shared reading and character-product congruenceAppetite, 73, 73-80. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2013.10.018. 


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, 445-469.  doi:10.1111/hcre.12010.

Sumter, S.R., Valkenburg, P.M., & Peter, J. (2013). Perceptions of love across the lifespan: Differences in passion, intimacy, and commitment. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 37, 418-428. doi:10.1177/0165025413492486.  

Fikkers, K.M., Piotrowski, J.T., Weeda, W.D., 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.

Koutamanis, M., Vossen, H. G. M., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2013). Practice makes perfect: The longitudinal effect of adolescents’ instant messaging on their ability to initiate offline friendships. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 2265-2272. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2013.04.033.

Valkenburg, P.M. & Peter, J. (2013). The differential susceptibility to media effects model. Journal of Communication, 63, 221-243. doi: 10.1111/jcom.12024.

De Vries, D.A. & Peter, J. (2013). Women on display: The effect of portraying the self online on women’s self-objectification. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 1483-1489. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2013.01.015

Valkenburg, P.M. & Peter, J. (2013). Five challenges for the future of media-effects researchInternational Journal of Communication, 7, 197-215. doi:1932-8036/20070238.

Folkvord, F., Anschütz, D.J., Buijzen, M., Valkenburg, P.M. (2013) The effect of playing advergames that promote energy-dense snacks or fruit on actual food intake among children. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 97, 239-245. doi: 10.3945/​ajcn.112.047126.

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

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

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 familiesJournal of Child and Family Studies22, 423-436. doi: 10.1007/s10826-012-9595-z. 


Antheunis,  M.L., Valkenburg, P.M., & Peter, J. (2012). The Quality of Online, Offline, and Mixed-mode Friendships Among Users of a Social Networking Site. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace. doi: 10.5817/CP2012-3-6.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2012). Do Questions about Watching Internet Pornography Make People Watch Internet Pornography? A Comparison Between Adolescents and Adults.International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 24, 400-410. doi: 10.1093/ijpor/edr052.    

Antheunis,  M.L., Schouten, A.P., Valkenburg, P.M., & Peter, J. (2012). Interactive Uncertainty Reduction Strategies and Verbal Affection in Computer-Mediated Communication. Communication Research, 39, 757-780. doi: 10.1177/0093650211410420.

Baumgartner, S. E., Sumter, S. R., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P.M. (2012). Identifying Teens at Risk: Developmental Pathways of Online and Offline Sexual Risk Behavior. Pediatrics, Advance online publication. doi:10.1542/peds.2012-0842.

Lapierre, M.A., Piotrowski, J.T., Linebarger, D.L. (2012). Background Television in the Homes of US Children. Pediatrics, 130(5), 839-846. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-2581.

Jordan, A.B., Piotrowski, J.T., Bleakley, A.  & Mallya, G. (2012). Developing media interventions to reduce household sugar-sweetened beverage consumptionThe ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 640, 118-135. doi: 10.1177/0002716211425656.

Opree, S.J., Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2012). Lower Life Satisfaction Related to Materialism in Children Frequently Exposed to Advertising. Pediatrics, Advance online publication. doi: 10-1542/peds.2011-3148.

Sumter, S.R., Baumgartner, S.E., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2012). Developmental trajectories of peer victimization: Off-line and Online Experiences During Adolescence. Journal of Adolescent Health, 50, 607-613. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2011.10.251.

Van Holst, R. J., Lemmens, J. S., Valkenburg, P. M., Peter, J., Veltman, D. J., & Goudriaan, A. E. (2012).  Attentional Bias and Disinhibition Toward Gaming Cues are Related to Problem Gaming in Male Adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 50, 541-546.

De Droog, S. M., Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2012). Use a Rabbit or a Rhino to Sell a Carrot? The Effect of Character-Product Congruence on Children’s Liking of Healthy Foods. Journal of Health Communication. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2011.650833.

Rozendaal, E., Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2012). Think-aloud process superior to thought-listing in increasing children’s critical processing of advertisingHuman Communication Research, 38, 199-221. 

Van Reijmersdal, E. A., Rozendaal, E., & Buijzen, M. (2012). Effects of prominence, involvement, and persuasion knowledge on children's cognitive and affective responses to advergames. Journal of Interactive Marketing, 26, 33-42. 


Baumgartner, S.E., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2011). The influence of descriptive and injunctive peer norms on adolescents’ risky sexual online behavior.Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 14, 753-758.

Rozendaal, E., Lapierre, M. A., Van Reijmersdal, E. A., & Buijzen, M. (2011). Reconsidering children's advertising literacy as a defense against advertising effects. Media Psychology, 14, 333-354. doi:10.1080/15213269.2011.620540.

Anschutz, D. J., Engels, R. M. C. E., Van der Zwaluw, C. S., & Van Strien, T. (2011). Sex differences in young adults' snack food intake after food commercial exposure. Appetite, 56, 255-260.

Anschutz, D. J., Spruijt-Metz, D., Van Strien, T., & Engels, R. C. M. A. (2011).The direct effect of thin ideal focused adult television on young girls' ideal body figure.Body Image, 8, 26-33.

De Droog, S. M., Valkenburg, P. M., & Buijzen, M. (2011).Using brand characters to promote young children's liking of and purchase requests for fruit.Journal of Health Communication, 16, 79-89.

Joshi, S. P., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). Scripts of sexual desire and danger in US and Dutch teen girl magazines: A cross-national content analysis.Sex Roles, 64, 463–474.

Lemmens, J. S., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2011). Psychosocial causes and consequences of pathological gaming. Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 144-152.

Lemmens, J.S., Valkenburg, P.M., & Peter, J. (2011).The effects of pathological gaming on aggressive behavior. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 40, 38-47.

Opree, S. J., Buijzen, M., van Reijmersdal, E. A., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). Development and Validation of the Material Values Scale for Children (MVS-c).Personality and Individual Differences, 58, 963-968.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). The influence of sexually explicit internet material on sexual risk behavior: A comparison of adolescents and adults. Journal of Health Communication, 16, 750-765.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). The use of sexually explicit internet material and its antecedents: A longitudinal comparison of adolescents and adults.Archives of Sexual Behavior, 40, 1015-1025.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). The influence of sexually explicit material and peers on stereotypical beliefs about women's sexual roles: Similarities and differences between adolescents and adults.Cyberpsychology Behavior and Social Networking, 14, 511-517.

Peter, J.,&Valkenburg, M. (2011). The impact of “forgiving” introductions on the reporting of sensitive behavior in surveys: The role of social desirability response style and developmental status.Public Opinion Quarterly, 74, 779-787.

Rozendaal, E., Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2011). Children's Understanding of Advertisers' Persuasive Tactics. International Journal of Advertising,30, 329-350.

Valkenburg, P. M. & Peter, J. (2011). Adolescents' online communication: An integrated model of its attraction, opportunities, and risks. Journal of Adolescent Health, 48, 121-127.

Valkenburg, P. M., Sumter, S. & Peter, J. (2011). Gender differences in online and offline self-disclosure. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 29, 253-269. 


Anschutz, D.A., Engels R.C.M.E., & Van Strien, T. (2010). Maternal encouragement to be thin moderates the effect of commercials on children’s snack food intake.Appetite, 55, 117-123.

Antheunis, M.L., Valkenburg, P.M., & Peter, J. (2010). Getting acquainted through Social Network Sites: Testing a model of online uncertainty reduction and social attraction. Computers in Human Behavior, 26, 100-109.

Baumgartner, S.E., Valkenburg, P.M., & Peter, J. (2010). Assessing causality in the relationship between adolescents' risky sexual online behavior and their perceptions of this behavior. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39, 1226-1239.

Baumgartner, S. E., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2010). Unwanted online sexual solicitation and risky sexual online behavior across the lifespan. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 31, 439-447.

Buijzen, M., Van Reijmersdal, E. A., & Owen, L. H. (2010). Introducing the PCMC model: An investigative framework for young people's processing of commercial media content. Communication Theory, 20, 427-450.

Joshi, S. P., Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2010).Ambivalent messages in Seventeen magazine: A content analytic comparison of 1997 and 2007.Journal of Magazine and New Media Research, 12(1), 1-20.

Peter, J. & Valkenburg, P. M. (2010). Adolescents'use of sexually explicit internet material ans sexual uncertainity. The role of involvement and gender.Communication Monographs, 77, 357-375.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2010). Processes Underlying the Effects of Adolescents' Use of Sexually Explicit Internet Material: The Role of Perceived Realism.Communication Research, 37, 375-399.

Rozendaal, E., Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2010). Comparing children's and adults' cognitive advertising competences in the Netherlands. Journal of Children and Media, 4, 77-89. 


Anschutz, D.A., Engels,R.C.M.E. & Van Strien, T. (2009). Side effects of television food commercials on concurrent nonadvertised sweet snack food intakes in young children1–3. The American Journal of clinical nutrition, 1328-1333.

Buijzen, M. (2009). The effectiveness of parental communication in modifying the relation between food advertising and children's consumption behaviour.British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 27, 105-121.

Lemmens, J. S., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2009). Development and validation of a game addiction scale for adolescents. Media Psychology, 12, 77-95.

Notten, N., Peter, J., Kraaykamp, G., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2009). Digital divide across borders: A cross-national study of adolescents' use of digital technologies. European Sociological Review, 25, 551-560.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2009). Adolescents' Exposure to Sexually Explicit Internet Material and Notions of Women as Sex Objects: Assessing Causality and Underlying Processes.Journal of Communication, 59, 407-433doi:10.1111/j.1460-2466.2009.01422.x

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2009). Adolescents' exposure to sexually explicit internet material and sexual satisfaction: A longitudinal study.Human Communication Research, 35, 171-194.

Rozendaal, E., Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2009). Do children's cognitive advertising defenses reduce their desire for advertised products?Communications, 34, 287-303.

Schouten, A. P., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter. J. (2009). An experimental test of processes underlying self-disclosure in computer-mediated communication. Cyberpsychology, 3(2). From: http://www.cyberpsychology.eu/view.php?cisloclanku=2009111601&article=3

Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2009). Social consequences of the Internet for adolescents: A decade of Research.Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18, 1-5.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2009). The effects of Instant Messaging on the quality of adolescents' existing friendships: A longitudinal study. Journal of Communication, 59, 79-97. 


Buijzen, M., Rozendaal, E., Moorman, M., & Tanis, M. (2008). Parent vs. child reports of parental advertising mediation: Exploring the meaning of agreement.Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 52, 509-525.

Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2008).Observing purchase-related parent-child communication in retail environments: A developmental and socialization perspective. Human Communication Research, 34, 50-69.

Buijzen, M., Schuurman, J., & Bomhof. E. (2008). Associations between children's television advertising exposure and their food consumption patterns: A household diary-survey study. Appetite, 50, 231-239.

Buijzen, M., Bomhof, E., & Schuurman, J. (2008). Explaining the link between television viewing and childhood obesity: A test of three alternative hypotheses.Journal of Children and Media, 2, 67-74.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2008). Adolescents' exposure to sexually explicit internet material, sexual uncertainty, and attitudes toward uncommitted sexual exploration: Is there a link? Communication Research, 35, 569-601.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2008). Adolescents' exposure to sexually explicit internet material and sexual preoccupancy: A three-wave panel study.Media Psychology, 11, 207-234.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2008). Adolescents' identity experiments on the Internet: Consequences for social competence and self-concept unity.Communication Research, 35, 208-231. 


Antheunis, M. L., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2007). Computer-mediated communication and interpersonal attraction: An experimental test of two explanatory hypotheses. CyberPsychology and Behavior, 10, 831-836.

Buijzen, M, & Mens, C. (2007). Adult mediation of television advertising effects: A comparison of factual, evaluative, and combined strategies. Journal of Children and Media, 1, 177-191.

Buijzen, M. (2007). Reducing children's susceptibility to commercials: Mechanisms of factual and evaluative advertising interventions.Media Psychology, 9, 411-430.

Buijzen, M., Walma van der Molen, J. H., & Sondij, P. (2007). Parental mediation of children's emotional responses to a violent news event.Communication Research, 34, 212-230.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M., (2007). Adolescents' exposure to a sexualized media environment and notions of women as sex objects. Sex Roles, 56, 381-395.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2007). Who looks for casual dates on the Internet? A test of the compensation and the recreation hypothesis.New Media and Society, 9, 105-124.

Peter, J., Valkenburg, P. M., & Schouten, A. P. (2007). Precursors of adolescents' use of visual and audio devices during online communication.Computers in Human Behavior, 23, 2473-2487.

Schouten, A. P., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2007). Precursors and Underlying Processes of Adolescents' Online Self-Disclosure: Developing and Testing an "Internet-Attribute-Perception" Model.Media Psychology, 10, 292-315.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2007). Preadolescents' and adolescents' online communication and their closeness to friends.Developmental Psychology, 43, 267-277.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2007). Internet communication and its relationship to well-being: Identifying some underlying mechanisms.Media Psychology, 9, 43-58.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2007). Adolescents' online communication and their well-being: Testing the stimulation versus the displacement hypothesis.Journal of Computer mediated communication, 12 (4), article 2.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2007). Who visits online dating sites? Exploring some characteristics of online daters.CyberPsychology and Behavior, 10, 849-852. 


Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2006). Adolescents' use of sexually explicit material on the Internet.Communication Research, 33, 178-204.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2006). Individual differences in perceptions of Internet communication.European Journal of Communication, 21, 213-226.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2006). Adolescents' exposure to sexually explicit online material and recreational attitudes toward sex.Journal of Communication, 56, 639-660.

Peter, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2006). Adolescents' internet use: Testing the 'disappearing digital divide' versus the 'emerging digital differentiation' approach.Poetics, 34, 293-305.

Peter, J., Valkenburg, P. M., & Schouten, A. P. (2006). Characteristics and motives of adolescents talking with strangers on the Internet.CyberPsychology & Behavior, 9, 526-530.

Valkenburg, P. M., Peter, J., & Schouten, A. P. (2006). Friend networking sites and their relationship to adolescents'social self-esteem and well-being.CyberPsychology & Behavior, 9, 585-590. 


Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2005). Parental mediation of undesired advertising effects.Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 49, 153-164.

Peter, J., Valkenburg, P. M., & Schouten, A.P. (2005). Developing a model of adolescents' friendship formation on the Internet.CyberPsychology & Behavior, 8, 423-430.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Buijzen, M. (2005). Identifying determinants of young children's brand awareness.Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 26, 456-468.

Valkenburg, P. M., Schouten, A. P., & Peter, J. (2005). Adolescents' identity experiments on the Internet.New Media and Society, 7, 383-402. 


Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M (2004). Developing a typology of humor in audiovisual media.Media Psychology, 6, 147-167.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Vroone, M. (2004). Developmental changes in infants' and toddlers' attention to television entertainment.Communication Research, 31, 288-311.

Walma van der Molen, J.H. (2004). Violence and suffering in television news: Toward a broader conception of harmful television content for children. Pediatrics, 113, 1771-1775.

Walma van der Molen, J.H., & Klijn, M.E. (2004). Recall of television versus print news: Retesting the semantic overlap hypothesis. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 48, 89-107. 


Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2003). The unintended effects of advertising: A parent-child survey.Communication Research, 30,483-503.

Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2003). The impact of television advertising on materialism, parent-child conflict, and unhappiness: A review of research.Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 24, 437-456.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Buijzen, M. (2003). Children, computer games, and the Internet. Netherlands Journal of Social Sciences, 39(1), 24-34.

Walma van der Molen, J.H., & De Vries, M. (2003). Violence and consolation: September 11th 2001 covered by the Dutch Children's News.Journal of Educational Media, 28, 5-17. 


Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2002). Appeals in advertising aimed at children and adolescents.Communications: The European Journal of Communications Research, 27, 349-364.

Valkenburg, P. M., Beentjes, J. W. J., Nikken, P., & Tan, E. (2002). Kijkwijzer: The Dutch rating system for audiovisual productions.Communications: The European Journal of Communications Research, 27, 79-102.

Walma van der Molen, J.H., Valkenburg, P. M., & Peeters, A. (2002). Television news and fears: A child survey.Communications: The European Journal of Communications Research, 27, 303-317. 


Valkenburg, P. M., Walma van der Molen, J. H., & Peeters, A. L. (2001). Should news on child homicides be broadcast? Opinions of parents, teachers, and children. Communications: The European Journal of Communications Research, 26, 229-254.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Cantor, J. (2001). The development of a child into a consumer.Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 22, 61-72.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Soeters, K. (2001). Children's positive and negative experiences with the Internet: An exploratory survey study.Communication Research, 28, 653-676.

Walma van der Molen, J.H. (2001). Assessing text-picture correspondence in television news: The development of a new coding scheme.Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 45, 483-498. 


Buijzen, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2000). The impact of television advertising on children's Christmas wishes. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 44, 456-470.

Valkenburg, P. M. (2000). Media and youth consumerism.Journal of Adolescent Health, 27, 52-56.

Valkenburg, P. M., Cantor, J., & Peeters, A. (2000). Fright reactions to television: A Child Survey.Communication Research, 27, 82-99.

Walma van der Molen, J. H., & Van der Voort, T. H. A. (2000a). Children's and adults' recall of television and print news in children's and adult news formats.Communication Research, 27, 132-160.

Walma van der Molen, J. H., & Van der Voort, T. H. A. (2000b). The impact of television, print, and audio on children's recall of the news: A study of three alternative explanations for the dual-coding hypothesis.Human Communication Research, 26, 3-26. 


Krcmar, M., & Valkenburg, P. M. (1999). A scale to assess children's moral interpretations of justified and unjustified violence and its relationship to television. Communication Research, 26, 609-635.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Janssen, S. C. (1999). What do children value in entertainment programs? A cross-cultural investigation.Journal of Communication, 26, 3-21.

Valkenburg, P. M., Krcmar, M., Peeters, A., & Marseille, N. M. (1999). Developing a scale to assess three styles of television mediation: "restrictive mediation," "instructive mediation," and "social coviewing."Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 43, 52-66. 


Valkenburg, P. M., Krcmar, M., & De Roos, S. (1998). The impact of adult mediation on children's knowledge of and attitudes toward opera. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 42, 315-326.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Patiwael, M. (1998). Does watching Court-TV cultivate people's perceptions of crime?Gazette, 60, 227-238.

Walma van der Molen, J. H., & Van der Voort, T. H. A. (1998). Children's recall of the news: TV news stories compared with three print versions. Educational Technology Research and Development, 46(1), 39-52.

Walma van der Molen, J.H. (1998). Children's and adults' recall of television versus print news: Is print really better?Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research, 23, 475-490. 


Beentjes, J. W. J., & Walma van der Molen, J. H. (1997). The impact of television, radio, and print on children's recall and creative imagination: A review of media comparison research. Trends in Communication, 2, 31-49.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Beentjes, J. W. J. (1997). Children's creative imagination in response to radio and TV stories. Journal of Communication, 47, 21-38.

Walma van der Molen, J.H. van der Voort, T.H.A. (1997). Children's recall of television and print news: A media comparison study. Journal of Educational Psychology, 89, 82-91. 


Valkenburg, P. M., & Van der Voort, T. H. A. (1995). The influence of television on children's daydreaming styles: A one-year panel study. Communication Research, 22, 267-287. 


Valkenburg, P. M., & Van der Voort, T. H. A. (1994). Influence of TV on daydreaming and creative imagination: A review of research. Psychological Bulletin, 116, 316-339.

Van der Voort, T. H. A., & Valkenburg, P. M. (1994). Television's impact on fantasy play: A review of research.Developmental Review, 14, 27-51.