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Media and Young Minds

Overview of attention for article published in Pediatrics, November 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#3 of 11,764)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
236 news outlets
blogs
18 blogs
twitter
252 tweeters
facebook
71 Facebook pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user
reddit
2 Redditors

Citations

dimensions_citation
87 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
194 Mendeley
Title
Media and Young Minds
Published in
Pediatrics, November 2016
DOI 10.1542/peds.2016-2591
Pubmed ID
Authors

COUNCIL ON COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA

Abstract

Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are now growing up in environments saturated with a variety of traditional and new technologies, which they are adopting at increasing rates. Although there has been much hope for the educational potential of interactive media for young children, accompanied by fears about their overuse during this crucial period of rapid brain development, research in this area still remains limited. This policy statement reviews the existing literature on television, videos, and mobile/interactive technologies; their potential for educational benefit; and related health concerns for young children (0 to 5 years of age). The statement also highlights areas in which pediatric providers can offer specific guidance to families in managing their young children's media use, not only in terms of content or time limits, but also emphasizing the importance of parent-child shared media use and allowing the child time to take part in other developmentally healthy activities.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 2%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
Unknown 186 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 46 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 29 15%
Researcher 26 13%
Student > Bachelor 18 9%
Other 16 8%
Other 59 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 55 28%
Medicine and Dentistry 41 21%
Social Sciences 29 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 20 10%
Unspecified 19 10%
Other 30 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2220. 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 17 October 2018.
All research outputs
#423
of 12,005,551 outputs
Outputs from Pediatrics
#3
of 11,764 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#18
of 261,274 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Pediatrics
#1
of 212 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,005,551 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,764 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 34.4. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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