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Publications

Below you will find an overview of our preprints and published papers.

Curious about which project data and variables were used for each paper?

You can find an overview here.

Preprints

  • Janssen, L. H. C., Beyens, I., Bij de Vaate, N. A., van der Wal, A., Valkenburg, P. M., & Keijsers, L. (2024). Parent-adolescent communication in a digital world: A 100-Day diary study. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/69u42
  • Bij de Vaate, N. A., Valkenburg, P. M., Janssen, L. H. C., van der Wal, A., Keijsers, L., & Beyens, I. (2023). Social media self-effects on adolescents’ self-esteem: A 100-day diary study. Psyarxivhttps://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/qre85
  • Siebers, T., Beyens, I., Baumgartner, S., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2023). Adolescents' digital nightlife: The comparative effects of day- and nighttime smartphone use on sleep quality. Psyarxiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/cdg73
  • van der Wal, A., Valkenburg, P. M., & van Driel, I. I. (2022). In their own words: How adolescents differ in their social media use and how it affects them. Psyarxiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/mvrpn

Published papers and in press

  • Verbeij, T., Beyens, I., Trilling, D., & Valkenburg, P. M. (in press). Happiness and sadness in adolescents’ Instagram Direct Messaging: A neural topic modelling approach. Social Media and Society. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/5pgdb
  • Beyens, I., Keijsers, L., Valkenburg, P.M. (in press) Development, validity, and reliability of the Parent-Adolescent Communication About Adolescents’ Social Media Use Scale (PACAS). Journal of Children and Media.
  • Pouwels, J.L., Araujo, T., van Atteveldt, W., Bachl, W., Valkenburg, P.M. (2023). Integrating communication science and computational methods to study content-based social media effects. Communication Methods and Measures. https://doi.org/10.1080/19312458.2023.2285766
  • Siebers, T., Beyens, I., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2023). The effects of fragmented and sticky smartphone use on distraction and task delay. Mobile Media & Communication. 12 (1), 46-70. https://doi.org/10.1177/20501579231193941
  • Valkenburg, P. M., Beyens, I. & Keijsers, L. (in press). Investigating heterogeneity in (social) media effects: Experienced-based recommendations. Meta-Psychology.   https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/rwc73
  • Meier, A., Beyens, I., Siebers, T., Pouwels, J., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2023). Habitual social media and smartphone use are linked to procrastination for some, but not all, adolescents. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.   https://doi.org/10.1093/jcmc/zmad00
  • Siebers, T., Beyens, I., Pouwels, J.L., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2022). Explaining variation in adolescents' social media-related distraction: The role of social connectivity and disconnectivity factors. Current Psychology.   https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-022-03844-y
  • van Driel, I. I., Giachanou, A., Pouwels, J.L., Boeschoten, L., Beyens, I., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2022). Promises and pitfalls of Instagram data donations. Communication Methods and Measures.  https://doi.org/10.1080/19312458.2022.2109608
  • Valkenburg, P. M., Beyens, I., Meier, A., & Vanden Abeele, M. M. P. (2022). Advancing our understanding of the associations between social media use and well-being. Current Opinion in Psychology, 45, 101357.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2022.101357
  • Verbeij, T., Pouwels, J. L., Beyens, I., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2022). Self-reported measures of social media use show high predictive validity.   Scientific Reports, 12, 7611.  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-11510-3
  • Beyens, I., Keijsers, L. Coyne, S. (2022). Social media, parenting and wellbeing.  Current Opinion in Psychology, 47.101350.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2022.101350
  • Pouwels, J. L., Keijsers, L., & Odgers, C. (2022). Who benefits most from using social media, the socially rich or the socially poor.   Current Opinion in Psychology, 47, 101351.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2022.101351
  • Valkenburg, P. M. (2022). Social media use and well-being: What we know and what we need to know.   Current Opinion in Psychology, 45, 101294.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2021.12.006
  • Valkenburg, P. M., van Driel, I. I., & Beyens, I. (2022). The associations of active and passive social media use with well-being: A critical scoping review. New Media and Society, 24 (2),  530-549.   https://doi.org/10.1177/14614448211065425.
  • Beyens, I., Pouwels, J. L., van Driel, I. I., Keijsers, L., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2021). Social media use and adolescents’ well-being: Developing a typology of person-specific effect patterns. Communication Research.   https://doi.org/10.1177/00936502211038196
    Preregistration, code, dataset and codebook
  • Valkenburg, P.M., Beyens, I., Pouwels, J.L., van Driel, I.I., & Keijsers, L. (2022). Social media browsing and adolescent well-being: Challenging the “Passive Social Media Use Hypothesis”. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 27, 1. https://doi.org/10.1093/jcmc/zmab015
    Preregistration and dataset
  • Valkenburg, P. M., Meier, A., & Beyens, I. (2022). Social media use and its impact on adolescent mental health: An umbrella review of the evidence. Current Opinion in Psychology. 44, 58-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2021.08.017
  • Pouwels, J. L., Valkenburg, P.M., Beyens, I., Driel, I.I., & Keijsers, L. (2021).Some socially poor but also some socially rich adolescents feel closer to their friends after using social media. Scientific Reports , 11 [21176].  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-99034-0
    Preregistration, code and dataset
  • Pouwels, J. L., Valkenburg, P.M., Beyens, I., Driel, I.I., & Keijsers, L. (2021). Social media use and friendship closeness in adolescents' daily lives: An experience sampling study. Developmental Psychology, 57(2), 309-323.   http://doi.org/10.1037/dev0001148
    Preregistration, code and dataset
  • Siebers, T., Beyens, I., Pouwels, J.L. & Valkenburg, P.M. (2022). Social media and distraction: An experience sampling study among adolescentsMedia Psychology. 25:3, 343-366 https://doi.org/10.1080/15213269.2021.1959350
    Preregistration, code, dataset and codebook
  • Valkenburg, P. M., Pouwels, J., Beyens, I., van Driel, I. I., & Keijsers, L. (2021). Adolescents’ social media experiences and their self-esteem: A person-specific susceptibility perspective. Technology, Mind, & Behavior, 2(2).   https://doi.org/10.1037/tmb0000037
    Preregistration, code, dataset and codebook
  • 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 paradigm. Journal of Communication, 71(1), 56-78.   http://doi.org/10.1093/joc/jqaa039.
    Preregistration, code, dataset and codebook
  • Verbeij, T., Pouwels, J.L., Beyens, I., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2021). The accuracy and validity of self-reported social media use measures among adolescents. Computers in Human Behavior Reports, 3.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chbr.2021.100090
    Preregistration, code, dataset and codebook
  • Beyens, I., Pouwels, J. L., van Driel, I. I., Keijsers, L., & Valkenburg, P. M. (2020). The effect of social media on well-being differs from adolescent to adolescent. Scientific Reports, 10 [10763]. http://doi.org//10.1038/s41598-020-67727-7.
    Preregistration, code, dataset and codebook
  • van Driel, I. I., Pouwels, J. L., Beyens, I., Keijsers, L.& Valkenburg, P. M. (2019). Posting, scrolling, chatting and snapping: Youth (14-15) and social media in 2019. Universiteit van Amsterdam, Center for Research on Children, Adolescents, and the Media (CcaM). Available here.
    Preregistration and code available here

This project is funded
by a NWO Spinoza Prize awarded to Patti Valkenburg

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