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

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

Re-evaluating Critical Thinking

At the start of my PhD journey, I was asked to define critical thinking. Seemed like an easy enough topic at the time… I went all over the place and … Continue reading

08/31/2013 · Leave a comment

The Evolution of Critical Thinking

Abstract: Researching the nature of critical thinking leads you to a number of different roads, including the evolution of context, definitions of facts, etc. This often asks you to contemplate … Continue reading

08/18/2013 · Leave a comment

Introduction

08/12/2013 Hello Fielding faculty and my fellow PhD students. For the past six years, I have lived in Los Angeles working as a media professional. As a freelance video editor, … Continue reading

08/12/2013 · Leave a comment