Media Psych Studies

A portfolio of work for media psychology research

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Media Bias Reveals Patterns of Trust and Dependency

Bias is built exclusively from personal interests. Favoritism towards certain ideas, products, and activities are developed from a pattern of consumption. The more I regularly consume something, the more comfortable … Continue reading

03/09/2014 · Leave a comment

Mantra Tweet

James Burke (1978) believed that inescapable technologies have produced a society full of “compulsive consumers.” People are best explained by the means with which they get their information, rather than … Continue reading

02/24/2014 · Leave a comment

Codependencies of Society and Communication Technology Explained Through Tetrad Analysis

Marshall McLuhan first explored the link between social change and communication technology in a study that produced his theory of media ecology (1964).  A key piece of that theory is … Continue reading

02/16/2014 · Leave a comment

Media vs Medium – What’s Really The Message?

Abstract Marshall McLuhan, a philosopher of media theory, predicted our attachments to electric means of communication before the like button on Facebook existed. Actually, he predicted it even before the … Continue reading

02/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Hosting your own digital community as a digital citizen

Abstract Digital natives are those born with a technological advantage by growing up and developing alongside it (Ohler, 2010). Human beings are social creatures by nature, and through their innate … Continue reading

01/30/2014 · Leave a comment