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Do television and electronic games predict children's psychosocial adjustment? Longitudinal research using the UK Millennium Cohort Study

Overview of attention for article published in Archives of Disease in Childhood, March 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#11 of 7,202)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

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Title
Do television and electronic games predict children's psychosocial adjustment? Longitudinal research using the UK Millennium Cohort Study
Published in
Archives of Disease in Childhood, March 2013
DOI 10.1136/archdischild-2011-301508
Pubmed ID
Authors

A. Parkes, H. Sweeting, D. Wight, M. Henderson

Abstract

Screen entertainment for young children has been associated with several aspects of psychosocial adjustment. Most research is from North America and focuses on television. Few longitudinal studies have compared the effects of TV and electronic games, or have investigated gender differences.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 5 2%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
Serbia 1 <1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 257 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 41 15%
Student > Master 39 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 36 13%
Student > Bachelor 25 9%
Student > Postgraduate 21 8%
Other 66 24%
Unknown 43 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 73 27%
Social Sciences 39 14%
Medicine and Dentistry 29 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 16 6%
Computer Science 15 6%
Other 45 17%
Unknown 54 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 647. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 June 2022.
All research outputs
#25,002
of 21,798,458 outputs
Outputs from Archives of Disease in Childhood
#11
of 7,202 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#108
of 174,931 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Archives of Disease in Childhood
#1
of 64 outputs
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