From newspapers to social networking sites, the mass media play a huge role in shaping the way we see ourselves and others.
In this engaging introduction, Giles explores our relationship with the media, looking at the effects...
From newspapers to social networking sites, the mass media play a huge role in shaping the way we see ourselves and others.In this engaging introduction, Giles explores our relationship with the media, looking at the effects of advertising, celebrity worship and media influence on violent behaviour.Whatever your level of study, this introduction will help you to evaluate the full reach of the media in our lives.Show Less
Written by experienced authors, lecturers and researchers, this short, accessible book is perfectly pitched for advanced high school and introductory level undergraduate students
Indepth and uptodate coverage of the major areas within media psy
PART I: INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA PSYCHOLOGY.- History of the Mass Media.- Ways of Thinking about Psychology and the Media.- PART II: MEDIA INFLUENCES ON SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR.- Media Influences on Pro and Anti Social Behaviour.- Persuasion and Advertising.- Body Image, Eating Disorders and the Media.- PART III: THE AUDIENCE.- Parasocial Interaction.- Celebrity and Fandom.- Audience Participation Media.- PART IV: THE MEDIATED SOCIAL WORLD.- Framing and the Psychology of News Influence.- Developmental Psychology and the Media.- PART V: NEW MEDIA.- Psychology and the Internet
.- Psychological Issues in New Media.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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