Messenger Davies, Máire (2008) ‘Reality and fantasy in children’s relationship with the media’. In: The International Handbook of Children, Media and Culture. (Eds: Livingstone., Sonia and Drotner, Kirsten), Sage, 121 -136. [Book section]
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A review of research on children's understanding of the difference between fantasy and reality, both in terms of 'false belief' and psychological constructs such as 'Theory of Mind', applying these approaches to children's understanding of artifice and realism in TV material.
|Item Type:||Book section|
|Keywords:||fantasy; reality; children; youth; media effects; cognition; child development; television; theory of mind|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Arts|
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Centre for Media Research|
|Deposited By:||Professor Maire Messenger Davies|
|Deposited On:||22 Feb 2010 09:37|
|Last Modified:||22 Feb 2010 09:37|
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