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 What is  Media Psychology? APA Division 46 – Media Psychology
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The last half century has seen an  explosion Human Experience How do we understand                                  in this new world? of new media
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Born to Communicate From early man to present, people have  invented ways to communicate and  connect 
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+ Media + psychology =  ? Psychology  is the study of the how and why of human behavior, emotion, and  thought Media  includes all forms of mediated communications Media psychology  continually evolves as technologies change
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Psychological Perspectives There are several different psychological perspectives that influence research topics and and career applications Some important areas are: •How we understand information in different media environments •How we experience media technologies •Social Influences in media content and social networks How media can support positive growth and change
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Cognitive Psychology Cognition = the process of thinking and understanding Cognitive Psychology 
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