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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Media Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations

    Edited by Michael Grabowski

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume explores how advances in the fields of evolutionary neuroscience and cognitive psychology are informing media studies with a better understanding of how humans perceive, think and experience emotion within mediated environments. The book highlights interdisciplinary and...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Video Games and Social Competence

    By Rachel Kowert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Despite their popularity, online video games have been met with suspicion by the popular media and academic community. In particular, there is a growing concern that online video game play may be associated with deficits in social functioning. Due to a lack of empirical consistency, the debate...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Entertainment Media and Politics

    Advances in Effects-Based Research

    Edited by Robert Lance Holbert

    The prominence of politically-themed entertainment is evident across the global media landscape. Given its popularity, it is important to gain a firm understanding of the mechanisms through which this diverse and multi-faceted content can generate democratic outcomes. In addition, it is essential...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Media and Social Inequality

    Innovations in Community Structure Research

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is among the first to systematically explore the impact of community inequality on reporting political and social change. Although most journalism scholars are still fascinated by the impact of media on society, Media and Social Inequality explores the reverse perspective: the impact of...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Media and Social Life

    Edited by Mary Beth Oliver, Arthur A. Raney

    Series: Electronic Media Research Series

    Our use of media touches on almost all aspects of our social lives, be they friendships, parent-child relationships, emotional lives, or social stereotypes. How we understand ourselves and others is now largely dependent on how we perceive ourselves and others in media, how we interact with one...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Media Messages

    What Film, Television, and Popular Music Teach Us About Race, Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation, 2nd Edition

    By Linda Holtzman, Leon Sharpe

    The new edition of this widely adopted book reveals how the popular media contribute to widespread myths and misunderstanding about cultural diversity. While focused on the impact of television, feature film, and popular music, the authors reach far beyond media to explore how our understanding,...

    Published March 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Historical Tales and National Identity

    An introduction to narrative social psychology

    By János László

    Social psychologists argue that people’s past weighs on their present. Consistent with this view, Historical Tales and National Identity outlines a theory and a methodology which provide tools for better understanding the relation between the present psychological condition of a society and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Mediating the Message in the 21st Century

    A Media Sociology Perspective

    By Pamela J. Shoemaker, Stephen D. Reese

    Hailed as one of the "most significant books of the twentieth century" by Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Mediating the Message has long been an essential text for media effects scholars and students of media sociology. This new edition of the classic media sociology textbook now...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Audience Research Methodologies

    Between Innovation and Consolidation

    Edited by Geoffroy Patriarche, Helena Bilandzic, Jakob Linaa Jensen, Jelena Jurišić

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    The transformations of people’s relations to media content, technologies and institutions raise new methodological challenges and opportunities for audience research. This edited volume aims at contributing to the development of the repertoire of methods and methodologies for audience research by...

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication

    6th Edition

    By Richard Jackson Harris, Fred W. Sanborn

    A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication is the go-to text for any course that adopts a cognitive and psychological approach to the study of mass communication. In its sixth edition, it continues its examination of how our experiences with media affect the way we acquire knowledge about the...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Routledge