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Dr. Patti M. Valkenburg

University Distinguished Professor at the University of Amsterdam

Patti M. Valkenburg’s research focuses on the cognitive, emotional, and social effects of (social) media on youth and adults. Her interdisciplinary research has been recognized by multiple grants and awards. In 2003, she founded CcaM, the Center for Research on Children, Adolescents, and the Media, which is part of the Amsterdam School of Communication Research ASCoR.

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Recent Publications

Valkenburg, P. M., Beyens, I., Pouwels, J. L., van Driel, I. I. & Keijsers, L. (2021). Social media and adolescents’ self-esteem: Heading for a person-specific media effects paradigmJournal of Communication. 71 (1), 56-78. 

Valkenburg, P.M., Beyens, I., Pouwels, J.L., van Driel, I.I., & Keijsers, L. (2021). Social media browsing and adolescent well-being: Challenging the “Passive Social Media Use Hypothesis”. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.

Valkenburg, P. M., Meier, A., & Beyens, I. (in press). Social media use and its impact on adolescent mental health: An umbrella review of the evidence. Current Opinion in Psychology.

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