Media Maze: Unconventional Wisdom for Guiding Children Through Media

Media Maze: Unconventional Wisdom for Guiding Children Through Media

by Eric Rasmussen PhD

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As a father of four, Dr. Eric Rasmussen knows firsthand how easily and often children are exposed to harmful media. His professional research has been quoted in Parents Magazine, The Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, among many other outlets. Learn to set healthy boundaries, create media strategies that will work for your family, and arm your children with successful strategies for when—not if—they see bad things on the internet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462121229
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Lost Generation 1

2 The Media Maze 13

3 Media Effects: The Influence of Media on Children 39

4 The Science Behind Media Effects 67

5 Media Parenting Strategy #1: Alter Your Own Media Habits 84

6 Media Parenting Strategy #2: Start Talking About Media, and Don't Stop 97

7 Media Parenting Strategy #3: Establish Media Rules the Right Way 120

8 Media Parenting Strategy #4: Participate in the Right Media Activities with Your Child 134

9 Conclusion: Current and Future Issues With Children and Media Research 147

Appendix 165

Acknowledgments 169

About the Author 170

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