MIOS research presented at ICA conference 2014

Several studies of MIOS' researchers presented their new research work during the annual conference of the International Communication Association, organised in Seattle, May 22-26 2014.

The ICA's annual conference is one of the most important scientific conferences within communication studies. In 2013 the conference was attended by 2800 participants.

The following papers were presented during the conference:

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

Ann DeSmet, Wendy Van Lippevelde, Dimitri Van Ryckeghem, Sofie Compernolle, UGent; Sara Bastiaensens, Karolien Poels, Heidi Vandebosch, UAntwerp; Geert Crombez, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, UGent.

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

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. 

Charlotte De Backer, Koen Ponnet, UAntwerp

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

Ini Vanwesenbeeck, Michel Walrave, Koen Ponnet, UAntwerp

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

Laura Herrewijn, Karolien Poels, UAntwerp

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

Sara Pabian, Heidi Vandebosch, UAntwerp

​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.

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

Student Social Media Responses Towards a University Crisis.

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

More information about the papers and our current research can be obtained from the authors.