Many CcaM faculty, postdocs, and PhD students are presenting new research at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association (ICA).
Running from May 21st through May 25th in San Juan, Puerto Rico, this annual competitive conference highlights some of the best communication research from around the world. This year, CcaM researchers will deliver 22 presentations on a wide array of topics – with 3 of these presentations receiving top paper awards!
CcaM is also proud to note that two CcaM members will be receiving prestigious awards at this year’s conference. Laura Vandenbosch is being recognized by the Children, Adolescents, and Media division for the best published article of 2014 (The role of mass media in adolescents' sexual behaviors: Exploring the explanatory value of the three-step self-objectification process) while Professor Patti Valkenburg is being awarded the 2015 Senior Scholar Award from the Children, Adolescents, and Media division of ICA. Well-deserved congratulations to both of them!
The titles and corresponding authors for each presentation are listed below. If you would like more information about any of these presentations, or would like to obtain a copy of the associated paper, please email
Congratulations to all our CcaM members on their excellent research!
Media multitasking and attention problems in adolescents: assessing causality
Assessing the longitudinal relationship between Peruvian children’s TV exposure and unhealthy food consumption
The role of perceived peer norms in the relationship between media violence exposure and aggression
Permanently problematic: Exploring when and for whom being permanently online and connected is problematic
The internet gaming disorder scale
Media violence and adolescents’ ADHD-related behaviors: The role of parental mediation
How do ADHD-related behaviors predict children’s use and response to television?
Adolescents’ sexual media use and casual sex: An investigation of the prototype-willingness model
Adolescents’ sexual self-concept explains the association between their sexy online self-presentation and sexual preoccupancy
Investing longtudinal relationships between sexy self-presentations on social network sites and adolescents’ sexual self-concept
The opportunities of creative apps in middle childhood
The relationship between media multitasking and academic achievement
The consequencesof media multitasking for youth: A research synthesis
Does Offline and Online Peer Victimization Make Young People Sick? Psychosomatic Complaints, Peer Victimization, and the Moderating Role of Social Support
The effect of playing with video game avatars on self-objectification in adolescent boys and girls
Antecedents of adolescents’ use of different types of sexually explicit internet material: A longitudinal study
Antecedents of the intiation of accessing sexually explicity internet material: A longitudinal study
The longitudinal relationship between media violence and empathy: Was it sympathy all along?
Idealized self-presentation online: Relationships among anticipated online vs. offline interaction, self-presentational efficay, self-presentation, and self-esteem
Facebook and self-perception: Individual susceptibility to negative social comparison on Facebook
Adolescents’ social network site use, appearance training, and body dissatisfaction: Testing a mediation model
Factors predicting internet gaming disorder: A two-wave panel study