Student Resources
Research on the Effects of Media

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Douglas A. Gentile, Ph.D.

Resources for Students and Researchers

So you have a research project or paper on some aspect of the media...Here is a wealth of information for you!

Do you need to find primary resources?  Here’s what you can find on this site:

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The research summaries in book chapters are the easiest to read (below the research papers section)
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Specific research studies, including theoretical frameworks and information about methods and measures
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Videos with example studies and information about media effects
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Books can be found on Amazon.com or your local library

Do you need to conduct your own research?

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Some of the measures Dr. Gentile uses are available for you to use free

Do you need an interview and Dr. Gentile is not available?

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Listen to podcasts of other people interviewing him
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Check out the Frequently Asked Questions page

Are you interested in the work happening at the Media Research Lab at Iowa State University?

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Here is information on current studies and how you could become involved
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