This is where you can dig a bit deeper and find some helpful research through downloadable files
Example good practice TV
Do check out this example of good practice for a chidlren's TV show: Ella, Oscar and Hoo in our Top Tips section. Note the criteria concerning emotional and social development.
Parents' lived experiences
The study raises questions about the empowerment of parents/carers in their own digital skills as a way of transferring confidence to their children, in navigating their way through the educational and social affordances and online safety issues.
Virtually Real: A psychological perspecitve on Massively Multiplayer Online Games
Feelings vs Video Games
Real feelings for virtual people: emotional attachments and interpersonal attraction in video games
Anxiety and Games
Avoidance of the real anxiety about the unreal: attachment style and video-gaming
A meta-analysis of pathological gaming prevalence and comorbidity with mental health, academic and social problems
Games and Violence
The influence of digital games on aggression and violent crime
Online environments: website design for children