CcaM Members Present New Research in Prague


CaptureAs with past years, numerous CcaM faculty, postdocs, and PhD students are presenting new research at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association (ICA). Running from May 25th through May 28th in Prague, this annual competitive conference highlights some of the best communication research from around the world.  This year, CcaM researchers will deliver 18 presentations on a wide array of topics. Of these, 2 have been recognized by the Children, Adolescents, & Media division of ICA as top papers.

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!

Asking Today the Crucial Questions of Tomorrow: The Case of Children and Social Robots - Alex Barco Martelo, Rinaldo Kuehne, & Jochen Peter

 A Longitudinal Multilevel Approach to Examine Media Effects: Introducing the Random Intercept Cross-lagged Panel Model to Communication Research - Fam te Poel & Susanne E. Baumgartner

Social Media Use, Social Media Stress, and Sleep: Examining Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Relationships in Adolescents - Winneke van der Schuur & Susanne E. Baumgartner

Testing a Multidimensional Model of Media Multitasking Selection - Susanne E. Baumgartner & Wisnu Wiradhany

Developmental Trajectories of Parental Media Mediation across Childhood - Ine Beyens & Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

Associations between Television Exposure and Executive Function among 12–18-Month-Old Infants <Awarded Top Paper> - Amy Nathanson & Ine Beyens

Person vis-à-vis Content Effects: Individual Differences in Cognitive, Emotional, and Arousal Responses to Media Content - Karin Fikkers & Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

Child’s Play? Assessing the Bi-Directional Longitudinal Relationship between Gaming and Intelligence in Early Childhood - Karin Fikkers, Jessica Taylor Piotrowski, & Patti M. Valkenburg

What’s in it for Them? Teens’ Differential Preferences for Types and Contexts of Televised Aggression <Awarded Top Student Paper> - Amber van der Wal, Karin Fikkers, & Patti M. Valkenburg

From Admiration to Devotion? The Longitudinal Relation between Adolescents’ Involvement with and Viewing Frequency of Reality TV - Rinaldo Kuehne & Suzanna Johanna Opree

Fear and Loathing in VR: The Effects of Immersive Gaming on Fear, Aggravation and Enjoyment - Jeroen S. Lemmens & Sindy R. Sumter

Adolescents’ Online Risks and Opportunities: The Role of Digital Skills and Parental Mediation - Isabel Rodríguez-de-Dios, Johanna M.F van Oosten,& Juan Jose Igartua

Predicting Non-Consensual Forwarding of Sexts among Youth: The Role of Pornography and Instrumental Notions of Sex and Women - Johanna M.F. van Oosten & Jochen Peter

Disentangling the Relationships between Geo-Social Dating Apps, Peer Norms, and Casual and Committed Sexual Relationships - Lara Schreurs, Laura P. Vandenbosch, & Sindy R. Sumter

Dating Gone Mobile: Demographic and Personality-Based Correlates of Using Smartphone-Based Dating Applications among Emerging Adults - Sindy R. Sumter

The Effect of Instagram Filter Level and Social Context on Young Women’s Body Image - Drew Cingel, Sindy R. Sumter, & Jennifer A. Wilson

Emerging Adults’ Use of Online Dating Apps and Their Willingness to Sext with Strangers - Lara Schreurs & Sindy R. Sumter

Effects of Haptic Movement and Hotspot Salience on the Usability and Educational Effectiveness of Children’s Educational Apps - Francette Leonie Broekman, Jessica Taylor Piotrowski, Johannes W.J. Beentjes, & Patti M. Valkenburg

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