The 63th annual conference of the International Communication Association was organised in Seattle, USA (May 22-26, 2014). The following studies of MIOS researchers were presented at the conference:

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Serious Digital Games for Healthy Lifestyle Promotion

by Ann DeSmet, Wendy Van Lippevelde, Dimitri Van Ryckeghem, Sofie Compernolle, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Geert Crombez, (UGhent); Sara Bastiaensens, Karolien Poels, Heidi Vandebosch (UAntwerp)

For Your Eyes Only, or for the Crowd to See? Bystander Behaviour Towards SNS Harassment

by Sara Bastiaensens, Heidi Vandebosch, Karolien Poels, Katrien Van Cleemput (UAntwerp); Ann DeSmet, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij (UGent)

​Our Food Versus My Food: Investigating If and How Shared Food Practices During Childhood Relate to  Adult Prosocial Behavior Among Belgian and Taiwanese Students. 

by Charlotte De Backer, Koen Ponnet 

​Children’s Attitudinal and Behavioral Response to Advergaming: Product Involvement, Brand Attitude, and Persuasion Knowledge.

by Ini Vanwesenbeeck, Michel Walrave, Koen Ponnet 

Recall and Recognition of In-Game Advertising: The Impact of Game Control

by Laura Herrewijn, Karolien Poels

Developmental Trajectories of (Cyber)Bullying Perpetration and Social Intelligence During Early Adolescence

by Sara Pabian, Heidi Vandebosch

​Self-Perceived Popularity, Perceived Peer Pressure, and Need for Popularity as Predictors of Adolescents' Use of the Mobile Phone for Making and Distributing Hurtful Pictures and Videos of Peers and Teachers.

by Mariek Vanden Abeele, UTilburg; Katrien Van Cleemput, Heidi Vandebosch 

Student Social Media Responses Towards a University Crisis

by Erik Snoeijers, Royal Military Academy; Karolien Poels, Colombine Nicolay

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