Academic papers that gave rise to the cover story:
Boland, Wendy Attaya, Paul M. Connell, and Lance-Michael Erickson. “Children’s Response to Sales Promotions and Their Impact on Purchase Behavior.” Journal of Consumer Psychology (forthcoming).
Freeman, Dan, Merrie Brucks, Melanie Wallendorf, and Wendy Boland. “Youths’ Understanding of Cigarette Advertising.” Addictive Behaviors (2009).