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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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  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#7 of 6,655)
  • 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 3 1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Serbia 1 <1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 227 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 38 16%
Researcher 37 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 33 14%
Student > Bachelor 22 9%
Other 19 8%
Other 66 27%
Unknown 27 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 70 29%
Social Sciences 34 14%
Medicine and Dentistry 26 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 5%
Computer Science 13 5%
Other 49 20%
Unknown 37 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 671. 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 06 January 2021.
All research outputs
#16,238
of 17,426,172 outputs
Outputs from Archives of Disease in Childhood
#7
of 6,655 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#90
of 161,307 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Archives of Disease in Childhood
#1
of 65 outputs
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