Douglas A. Gentile, Ph.D.

Dr. Douglas A. Gentile directs the Media Research Lab in the psychology department at Iowa State University, where he conducts research on the media’s effect on children and adults. He edited Media Violence and Children: A Complete Guide for Parents and Professionals (2003, Praeger Press) and co-authored Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy (2007, Oxford University Press).