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Moniek Buijzen

Digital media technologies offer unprecedented opportunities to improve youth’s well-being, including message personalization, responsive data feedback, and social network intervention. However, there are also risks involved, such as undesired health effects and breaches of privacy and autonomy. Moniek Buijzen’s research investigates how we can harness the potential of digital media technology to improve young people’s well-being, while minimizing potential risks. She strives for a continuous interaction between scientific research and innovative technological applications.

Moniek Buijzen is Professor and Chair of Communication Science in the Behavioural Science Institute at the Radboud University, the Netherlands. Her research is funded by grants from the European Research Council (ERC) and the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO). In addition to her research and teaching activities, Moniek focuses on bridging the academy-society divide. With academic partner Esther Rozendaal she initiated Bitescience.com.

30 August 2019
Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication, Media technology and AI

Finding the Most Effective Peer Influencers Using Computer Simulations

9 August 2019
Social media, Health and Wellbeing

Using Social Media To Combat Empty Nest Syndrome

3 July 2019
Advertising and Marketing, Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication, Media policy

Healthy food porn – Using strategies from the snack world to create healthy cravings

12 June 2019
Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication, Media technology and AI

Healthy eating through gaming?

30 January 2019
Youth communication, Journalism and news

Reporting Negative News to Children: Finding the Balance Between Informing and Shielding

28 January 2019
Social media, Media technology and AI

Receiving An SMS Feels Distracting, But Does Not Lead To Worse Performance

28 January 2019
Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

Students Drink Less Alcohol When They Persuade Themselves To Do So

22 January 2019
Lifestyle and entertainment

Serial Killer Dexter Can Help Discuss Professional Moral Dilemmas

7 June 2018
Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication, Media technology and AI

Can a Smartphone App Train Peer Influencers to Promote Physical Activity Among Their Peers?

17 April 2018
Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

The Power of Peer Influencers: Influential Children Can Make Classmates Drink More Water

8 March 2018
Youth communication

How to Make Negative News Appropriate for Children? Use Constructive Journalism!

22 January 2018
Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

Play With Your Veggies! Adults Can Use Picture Books And Hand Puppets to Improve Toddlers’ Diet

5 May 2017
Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

What Determines Teens’ Eating of Fruit and Vegetables?

24 June 2016
Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

Share H2O: How Peers Can Promote Water Drinking

8 October 2015
Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

Prosocial TV News Increases Altruism in Children

4 March 2015
Advertising and Marketing, Youth communication

Older Kids Who Understand TV Ads Are Less Susceptible

16 January 2015
Youth communication

How Parents can Reduce Negative Feelings Related to Violent News Events

27 June 2014
Advertising and Marketing, Youth communication

Children’s Difficulties with Grasping Nontraditional Advertising Tactics

5 December 2013
Advertising and Marketing, Youth communication

School Kids’ Requests to Santa Claus Dictated by Advertising

3 December 2013
Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

Vegetable-Promoting Picture Books Improve Kids’ Eating