CcaM Members Present New Research in Fukuoka, Japan


conf2016Many CcaM faculty, postdocs, and PhD students are presenting new research at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association (ICA).

Running from June 9th through June 13th in Fukuoka, Japan, this annual competitive conference highlights some of the best communication research from around the world.  This year, CcaM researchers will deliver 24 presentations on a wide array of topics – with two presentations being recognized as top papers.

CcaM is also proud to note that CcaM member Winneke van den Schuur (along with coauthors Susanne Baumgartner, Sindy Sumter, and Patti Valkenburg) is being recognized by the Children, Adolescents, and Media division for the best published article of 2015 (The consequences of media multitasking for youth: A review). Well-deserved congratulations to Winneke and colleagues!

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Congratulations to all our CcaM members on their excellent research!


A Matter of Style? The Differential Effects of Parental Mediation on Early Adolescents’ Media Violence Exposure and Aggression

Karin Fikkers, Jessica Taylor Piotrowski, & Patti Valkenburg


Beyond the Lab: Investigating Early Adolescents’ Cognitive, Emotional, and Arousal Responses to Violent Games

Karin Fikkers, Jessica Taylor Piotrowski, & Patti Valkenburg


A Parental Perspective on Apps for Young Children

Francette Broekman & Jessica Taylor Piotrowski


Causes and Consequences of Internet Gaming Disorder

Sophie Waterloo & Jeroen Lemmens


Dealing With Media Distractions: An Observational Study on Computer-Based Multitasking Among Children and Adults

Susanne Baumgartner, Sindy Sumter, & Winneke van der Schuur


Media Multitasking and Sleep Problems: A Longitudinal Study Among Adolescents

Winneke van der Schuur, Susanne Baumgartner, Sindy Sumter, & Patti Valkenburg


The Social Media Disorder Scale: Validity and Psychometric Properties

Regina van den Eijnden, Jeroen Lemmens, & Patti Valkenburg


A Longitudinal Study on Exposure to Sexually Explicit Internet Material and Adolescents’ Sexual Performance Orientation (*Awarded Top Paper)

Laura Vandenbosch, Johanna M.F. van Oosten, & Jochen Peter


Sex Without Love? Commitment, Intimacy, and Passion in Popular Pornographic Internet Videos

Marleen Klaassen & Jochen Peter


A Longitudinal Study on the Reciprocal Relationship Between Health Anxiety and Online Health Information Seeking

Fam te Poel, Susanne E. Baumgartner, Tilo Hartmann


Do Media Light Their Fire? The Dual Role of Sexualizing Media in Adolescent Sexual Behavior

Ann Rousseau, Ine Beyens, & Steven Eggermont


Exploring the Explanatory Roles of Perceived Utility and Instrumental Attitudes in the Relationship Between Sexually Explicit Internet Material and Casual Sex

Laura Vandenbosch & Jochen Peter


Visiting Chat Rooms, Dating Websites, and Erotic Contact Websites Predicts Adolescents’ Romantic and Sexual Activity

Ine Beyens, Laurens Vangeel, & Steven Eggermont


The Associations of Adolescents’ Fear of Missing Out With Social Needs, Facebook Use, and Stress

Ine Beyens & Eline Frison


Enhancing positive and mitigating negative media effects among adolescents: Parental mediation matters – but not always

Kathleen Beullens, An Katrien Sodermans, & Ine Beyens


Generation Me in the Spotlight: Linking Reality TV to Narcissism, Materialism, and Entitlement

Suzanna Opree & Rinaldo Kuehne


A Cross-Nationally Comparative Look at the Determinants of Attitudes Toward Robots

Rinaldo Kuehne & Jochen Peter


Mobilizing Youth in the 21st Century: How Digital Media Use Fosters Civic Duty, Information Efficacy, and Political Participation

Judith Moeller, Rinaldo Kuehne, & Claes H. De Vreese


Addictive Video Games: Examining the Relations Between Game Genres and Addiction

Jeroen Lemmens & Stefan Hendriks


From Sexy to Sexting: Investigating the Relationship Between Sexy Self-Presentation in Social Media and the Willingness to Engaging in Sexting

Johanna M.F. van Oosten & Jochen Peter


The Effectiveness of Media Literacy Videos on Social Media: Disentangling the Role of Video Character and Online Sharing

Johanna M.F. van Oosten & Sonya Dal Cin


Hypergender Teens on Social Networking Sites: Investigating Reciprocal Relationships Between Gender Role Orientations and Sexy Online Self-Presentations (*Awarded Top Paper)

Johanna M.F. van Oosten, Laura Vandenbosch, & Jochen Peter


Love me Tinder: Untangling emerging adults’ motivations for using the dating application Tinder

Sindy Sumter


Managing the online self: Identity shift and dimensions of “publicness” in online social communication

Sophie Waterloo, Dian de Vries, & Jochen Peter

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