AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (AAP) POLICY STATEMENTS;
Please Read ONE.

The AAP Policy Statement—Children, Adolescents, and Media (2013)
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/132/5/958.full.pdf OR

The AAP Policy Statement—Children, Adolescents, Substance Abuse, and Media
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/126/4/791.full.pdf

SCIENCE ARTICLES;
Read at least 1 summary, abstract, or article from a Science Journal related to the contest topic.

MEDIA & HEALTH

On the road to obesity: Television viewing increases intake of high-density foods
Daily TV Quota of Six Hours Could Shorten Life Expectancy by Five Years
Preventing Obesity in Preschool-Aged Children with Three Household Routines
Children with a TV in their bedroom at higher risk for being overweight

MEDIA & LEARNING

Brain Scan Study Student
Toddlers and TV Negative & Long term Impact
TV Viewing, Video Game Play Contribute to Kids' Attention Problems
Game On? Video-Game Ownership May Interfere With Young Boys' Academics

MEDIA & MENTAL HEALTH

Too Much TV Can Make You Depressed
Children's Screen Viewing is Related to Psychological Difficulties
Teens TV and Poor Relations with Parents and Friends
Risks, Consequences of Video Game Addiction

VIOLENCE, AGGRESSION AND MEDIA

Modifying Media Content for Preschool Children to Prevent Aggression
Violent Video Games Reduce Brain Response to Violence and Increase Aggressive Behavior
Violent Video Games Alter Brain Function in Young Men
Childhood and Adolescent Television Viewing and Antisocial Behavior in Early Adulthood

BULLYING, CYBER BULLYING AND MEDIA

Nasty People in the Media Prime the Brain for Aggression
Using a Risk and Resilience Approach to Understanding Media Violence
Kids Who Bully Sleep Deprived 2011

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MEDIA

TV Alcohol Advertising May Play Role in Underage Drinking
Early Exposure to Movie Smoking Predicts Smoking by Older Teens and Young Adults
Learning How to Say No to Advertising & Peer Pressure Works
Alcohol Companies Target Youths With Magazine Ads