Research interests include media content and effects; development of attachment; psychology of gender; cyclic psychological fluctuations (daily, weekly, menstrual).
Book Chapter: MacBeth, T. M. (2003). Media effects on societies and communities. In D. A. Gentile (ed.), Media violence and children. (pp. 39-55 and 270-273). In Advances in Applied Developmental Psychology series (I. E. Sigel, series editor). Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.
Book Chapter: MacBeth, T. M. (2004). Psychology of media use. In J. D. H. Downing (ed.), D. McQuail, P. Schlesinger, & E. Wartella (Assoc. eds.), The SAGE handbook of media studies. (pp. 201-225). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Encyclopedia entries: MacBeth, T. M. (2007, In J.J. Arnett(ed.)), Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
Sole author of:
Natural Experiments, Impact on Community Activities
Natural Experiments, Impact on Creativity and School Achievement
Natural Experiments, Impact on Gender Roles
Notel, Unitel, Multitel Study
Research Methods, Natural Experiments
Violence, Natural Experiments
Journal Article: With Brussoni, M.J., Jang, K.L., & Livesley, J. ‘Genetic and environmental influences on adult attachment styles’. Personal Relationships. 7 (2000): 283-289.
Journal Article: With McFarlane, J.M. 'Placing premenstrual syndrome in perspective.' Psychology of Women Quarterly. 18 (1994): 339-373
Book Chapter: ‘The impact of television: A Canadian natural experiment’. In Communications in Canadian Society, (5th ed.), ed. C. McKie & B.D. Singer. Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing pp. 196-213, 2000.