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Core Area(s): Developmental

Research Interests
Media content and effects; development of attachment; psychology of gender; cyclic psychological fluctuations (daily, weekly, menstrual).

Representative Publications
Book Chapter: MacBeth, T. M. (2003). Media effects on societies and communities. In D. A. Gentile (ed.), Media violence and children. (pp. 39-55 and 270-273). In Advances in Applied Developmental Psychology series (I. E. Sigel, series editor). Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

Book Chapter: MacBeth, T. M. (2004). Psychology of media use. In J. D. H. Downing (ed.), D. McQuail, P. Schlesinger, & E. Wartella (Assoc. eds.), The SAGE handbook of media studies. (pp. 201-225). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Encyclopedia entries: MacBeth, T. M. (2007, In J.J. Arnett(ed.)), Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
I am sole author of each of the following entries:
Natural Experiments, Impact on Community Activities
Natural Experiments, Impact on Creativity and School Achievement
Natural Experiments, Impact on Gender Roles
Notel, Unitel, Multitel Study
Research Methods, Natural Experiments
Violence, Natural Experiments

Journal Article: With Brussoni, M.J., Jang, K.L., & Livesley, J. ‘Genetic and environmental influences on adult attachment styles’. Personal Relationships. 7 (2000): 283-289.

Journal Article: With McFarlane, J.M. 'Placing premenstrual syndrome in perspective.' Psychology of Women Quarterly. 18 (1994): 339-373

Book Chapter: ‘The impact of television: A Canadian natural experiment’. In Communications in Canadian Society, (5th ed.), ed. C. McKie & B.D. Singer. Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing pp. 196-213, 2000.

Book: MacBeth, T.M. (ed., 1996). 'Tuning in to young viewers: Social science perspectives on television.' Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Book: Williams, T.M. (ed., 1986). 'The impact of television: A natural experiment in three communities.' Orlando, FL: Academic Press (Harcourt/Elsevier).

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