In the light of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, we review studies relating to earlier games and their local and national impacts.
2012 study on college player performance in the NCAA tournament and relationship with NBA success.
2012 study from Dartmouth College published in Psychological Science on sexual content in movies and adolescent sexual behavior.
2012 study in the Journal of Media Economics on evidence that Hollywood’s production of films is increasingly catering to foreign audiences.
2012 study in the journal Pediatrics on the amount of background television that infants and young children are exposed to as well as related demographic factors.
2011 study from the University of San Francisco in the Journal of Sports Economics on the effects of lowever-level baseball teams on community per-capita incomes.
2011 study in Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts on pop music lyrical trends and wider psychological changes.
2010 study in Journal of Neurotrauma on effects of head impacts for a high school football team during one season.
2011 study by the University of California, Los Angeles, published in the Journal of Gambling Studies on gaming habits as reported in a casino setting.