Media use, face-to-face communication, media multitasking, and social well-being among 8- to 12-year-old girls.

  title={Media use, face-to-face communication, media multitasking, and social well-being among 8- to 12-year-old girls.},
  author={Roy D. Pea and Clifford Nass and Lyn Meheula and Marcus Rance and Aman Kumar and Holden Bamford and Matthew Nass and Aneesh Simha and Benjamin Stillerman and Steven Yang and Michael Zhou},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={48 2},
An online survey of 3,461 North American girls ages 8-12 conducted in the summer of 2010 through Discovery Girls magazine examined the relationships between social well-being and young girls' media use--including video, video games, music listening, reading/homework, e-mailing/posting on social media sites, texting/instant messaging, and talking on phones/video chatting--and face-to-face communication. This study introduced both a more granular measure of media multitasking and a new… 

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