Haejung Paik's scientific contributions

Publications (2)

Article
Intended to emphasize that, in many aspects, the evidence from the social and behavioral sciences on television and children is particularly pertinent to American children. Most of this research has been done in the US. For example, fewer than 5% of the 230 empirical studies of the effects of exposure to antisocial or prosocial television portrayal...
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A meta-analysis is performed on studies pertaining to the effect of television violence on aggressive behavior. Partitioning by research design, viewer attributes, treatment and exposure variables, and type of antisocial behavior, allows one to interpret computed effect sizes for each of the variables in the partitions. We find a positive and signi...

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... We found that more time spent watching television, a common sedentary behaviour, was associated with higher distress, which is similar to prior studies identifying the association between a sedentary lifestyle and worse mental health [33,44]. The content of television viewed may also be relevant, with violent genres linked to anti-social and aggressive behaviour traits [45], and greater exposure to COVID-19 news media associated with greater psychological distress [46]. It is plausible that other sedentary behaviours that we did not investigate may contribute to increased risk of poor Associations were adjusted for age, sex, country of birth, education, marital status, socio-economic index of areas, alcohol consumption, smoking status, comorbidities and working status mental health, such as total sitting time or social media use [47]. ...
... Moreover, the weakening of the old socializing social institutions such as the family (Popenoe, 2008) and the community (Young, 1990) make the media a powerful socializing agent. Conway et al. (1981) found, for example, that exposure to news and political knowledge determines political attitudes to a much greater extent to other influences such as parents, gender, or education (see also Comstock & Paik, 1991;Scheufele & Nisbet, 2002). ...