Publications and Papers


Handbook of Children, Media, and Development.
Boston, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Calvert, S.L. & Wilson, B.J. (Eds.) (2008).Boston, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. Paperback (2011).

Food Marketing to Children and Youth: Threat or Opportunity?
J.M McGinnis, J. A. Gootman and V. I. Kraak (Eds) and the Institute of Medicine Committee on Food Marketing and the Diets of Children and Youth. (2006). Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

Children’s Journeys Through the Information Age. 
Calvert, S.L. (1999). Boston: McGraw Hill.

Children in the Digital Age: Electronic Media and Children’s Development.
Calvert, S.L., Jordan, A.B. & Cocking, R.R. (2002).Westport, CT: Praeger.


Recent Publications

Bond, B. J., Richards, M. N., & Calvert, S. L. (in press). Media and pediatric obesity. In D. Lemish (Ed.), The handbook of children and media. New York: Routledge.

Calvert, S., Bond, B. J., & Staiano, A. E. (in press). Electronic game changers for the obesity crisis. In F. Blumberg (Ed.), Learning by playing: Frontiers of video gaming in education. New York: Oxford University Press.

Calvert, S., Bond, B. J., & Staiano, A. E. (in press). Electronic gaming and the obesity crisis. New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development.

Lauricella, A. R., Howard Gola, A. A., & Calvert, S. L. (2011). Toddlers’ learning from socially meaningful video characters. Media Psychology, 14, 216-232.

Staiano, A.E., & Calvert, S.L. (2011) Wii Tennis play for low-income African American adolescents’ energy expenditure. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychology Research on Cyberspace, 5(1).