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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 of Communication and Behavioural Change in the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, 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.

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’ Fruit, Vegetable, and Water Intake?

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

28 March 2013
Advertising and Marketing, Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

Food-Promoting Advergames Stimulate Unhealthy Snacking – No Matter What Kind of Food They Promote

24 August 2012
Advertising and Marketing, Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

Advertising Makes Unhappy Children More Materialistic

21 May 2012
Advertising and Marketing, Youth communication

Children’s Responses to Advertising in Social Games

14 May 2012
Advertising and Marketing, Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

The Secret to Advergame Success

15 March 2012
Advertising and Marketing, Youth communication

Kids’ Grasp of Advertising Tactics Equals Adults by Age Ten

30 November 2011
Advertising and Marketing, Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

Silly Advertiser: Carrots Are For Rabbits!

25 November 2011
Advertising and Marketing, Health and Wellbeing, Youth communication

Kids Love Cartoon Characters—They Sell Fruit as Well as Candy