Unformatted text preview: positive expectancies related to alcohol • Literacy can reduce expectancies and the propensity toward an unhealthy behavior by affecting decision-making • Gender sensitivity is key in message design • Literacy increases skepticism toward media… and also increases desirability? • Parental mediation: active, restrictive and co-viewing • Increases critical thinking • Rules will not stop kids from watching • Program rules more time spent doing other things • Mediation reduced relations between news exposure and emotional responses • Media literacy may enhance emotional responses...
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, Thought, Media content, media literacy lessons, design Literacy increases