ONLINE DATING: Khan, K. S., & Chaudhry, S. (2015)

An evidence-based approach to an ancient pursuit: systematic review on converting online contact into a first date. BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine, 20(2), 48-56.

This article summarizes the research literature on how people can use online dating to get a first date.

ONLINE DATING: Finkel, E. J., Eastwick, P. W., Karney, B. R., Reis, H. T., & Sprecher, S. (2012)

Online dating: A critical a a/ysis from the perspective of psychological science. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 13(1), 3-66.

This article compares online dating to offline dating based on what is known from scientific research.

VIDEOGAMING: Gentile, D. A., Bailey, K., Bavelier, D., Funk Brockmyer, J., Cash, H., Coyne, S., et al. (2017)

Internet gaming disorder in children and adolescents. Pediatrics, 140(s2), s81-s85.

This paper gives the current state of scientific knowledge about Internet gaming disorder.

VIDEOGAMING: Calvert, S. L., Appelbaum, M., Dodge, K. A., Graham, S., Nagayama Hall, G. C., Hamby, S., et al. (2017)

The American Psychological Association Task Force Assessment of Violent Video Games: Science in the seNice of public interest. American Psychologist, 72(2), 126-143.

This article reports the results of analyses of the research literature on violent video gaming.

VIDEOGAMING: Palaus, M., Marron, E. M., Viejo-Sobera, R., & Redolar-Ripoll, D. (2017)

Neural basis of video gaming: A systematic review. frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 248.

This article reviews what is known about how the brain is involved while people play video games.

VIDEOGAMING: Ferguson, C. J., & Colwell, J. (2017)

Understanding why scholars hold different views on the influences of video games on public health. Journal of Communication, 67(3), 305-327.

One of several articles in recent years trying to figure out why scholars in the field of violent videogaming


MULTITASKING: Uncapher, M. R., Lin, L., Rosen, L. D., Kirkorian, H. L., Baron, N. S., Bailey, K., et al. (2017)

Media multitasking and cognitive, psychological, neural, and learning differences. Pediatrics, 140{s2), s62-s66.

This paper condenses what is known about media multitasking into a few pages.

MULTITASKING: Kirschner, P.A., & De Bruyckere, P. (2017)

The myths of the digital native and the multitasker. Teaching and Teacher Education, 67, 135-142.

This article talks about the misconceptions held by some people regarding the ability of "digital natives" to


MENTAL HEALTH: Ayers, J. W., Althouse, B. M., Leas, E. C., Dredze, M., & Allem, J.-P. (2017)

Internet searches for suicide following the release of 13 Reasons Why. JAMA Internal Medicine, 177(10), 1527-1529.

This short research letter describes what the authors found when they examined Internet searches before and

after the streaming series was aired.

PHYSICAL HEALTH: Campisi, J., May, J., Burch, K., Larson, K., Doscher, J., Doherty, S., et al. (2017)

Anxiety-inducing Facebook behavior is associated with higher rates of upper respiratory infection in college-aged users. Computers in Human Behavior, 76, 211-217.

This research study found that Facebook use was related to getting upper respiratory infections in college


DISTRACTED DRIVING: Atchley, P., & Strayer, D. L. (2017)

Small screen use and driving safety. Pediatrics, 140(s2), s 107-s 111.

This is a brief publication that explains what is known about cell phone use while driving and gives

recommendations for the field.

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