I’ve been reading up on Media Psychology and there are points that I’ve thought of while doing research, issues that lead up to even more issues which I found very interesting. For starters, as the new generation grows up, these young adults and youth are being introduced to technology as early as four and five years old. It can all start at a leapster of learning problem solving and reading.
At home, a child might also have a television, game console, computer or cell phone. Starting the addiction young. Increasing discipline issues and attitude because of being removed from the screen to help the parents with chores or even family time.. It also reduces active time outdoors. Unfortunately, lowering your imagination and increasing obesity. Children who stay indoors to play online are more likely to be disobedient and a high risk for weight gain leading to depression.
Elementary all the way up to grad-school are incorporating electronic use more and more, lowering the work of your brain because you have every answer at your fingertips. There is no need to remember your ti...
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- The number of students who study with media seems to be increasing steadily with time. It has been questioned whether media affects reading comprehension. Several studies have been completed by Hall (1952), and Lin, Lee, and Robertson (2011) that have touched on this topic if not other topics that are somewhat similar. Most of them have examined whether media as music or television affects one’s cognitive processes or performance on reading comprehension tasks, as well as other assignments such as homework.... [tags: Cognition, Psychology, Reading comprehension]
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- This project was interesting I found that after reading the Spreadable Media book and you stating that this project should be of some importance to our audience. So after thinking and no one else in my group really having ideas, I thought that Catfishing was a great topic, only to find that it is a sub-topic under Phishing. I am not sure if I can say that I enjoyed this but I did like that I was able to learn more about what Catfishing was and how it affects others. I guess I could say that I enjoyed taking the lead in my group and was able to collaborate with my fellow group members via slack.... [tags: Bullying, Psychology, Coco, Abuse]
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- The Importance of Reading Imagine being in the story of a favorite book, and seeing along with other senses in the world through that of the character; however, what would happen if that world was taken out from right under the character’s feet, and the reader would never know what happens next. Reading have an effect to by learning curve in the process to succeed in life achievements. Reading is involved in most jobs that exist in the world that brings a person to either success or failure in the world.... [tags: Reading, Dyslexia, Reading, Educational psychology]
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- The Social Psychology Network (SNL) is a professional organization with a large number of members. The organization is found online through a website. The purpose of the (SNL) is research, educate, and the promote psychology (Social Psychology Network, 2016). In this essay I will discuss the theoretical perspectives of social psychology with information obtained from the website. I will look at and discuss psychologist’s studies as they relate to each subject. Ayse K. Uskul is a Reader at the University of Kent.... [tags: Psychology, Sociology, Social cognition]
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- Allow me to pose a question: where do you live. A second question, do you live in the suburb, rural area, or the metropolitan area. The third question, where and how do you get news and information the most. The answers of all these questions affect your point of view on answering the title of this article. Print media generally refers newspaper, magazine and other paper-bound reading materials which aim to disseminate information. Today in 2016, with the advancement of technology, digital media are soaring and gaining audience.... [tags: Newspaper, Mass media, Journalism, News media]
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- Males are stereotyped in movies, books, magazines, television, almost any type or medium with a male figure exhibit some type of male stereotyping. The most common male stereotypes in the media are often very well known and referred to as normal traits that men are suppose to posses, and these male traits are the following: man are naturally stronger than the opposite sex, men are the family providers, bread-winners , men are tough, adventurous, brave, protectors, and most importantly a men must be able to shoot guns, jump off cliffs, ride motorcycles, and must be able to save the damsel in distress.... [tags: Common Stereotypes of Men in Media]
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- The intellectual technology of reading and writing has been in existence for thousands of years. The Phoenicians, Sumerians, Greeks and Romans contrived some of the world’s first alphabets enabling universal writing systems that could be taught and understood through reading. Culture started changing from oral traditions into a literary culture as more people started to learn to read text and have access to printed words. A major technological breakthrough that enabled mass accessibility to the printed word was the invention of the Gutenberg Press.... [tags: Mind, Psychology, Cognition, Thought]
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- Caregiver Assistance and the Importance of Social Media for Elders In August 2010, the Pew Research Center published a report showing that social media use had doubled among seniors from the previous year and was up to 42 percent. Three years later, in August of 2013, an updated study showed that "Nearly two-thirds of 50-64-year-olds and 43 percent of those aged 65+ are now on Facebook." In hard numbers, there were over 50 million American seniors on Facebook several years ago, and the number is growing every year.... [tags: Social media, Sociology, Health]
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- Violent Media is Good for Kids, by Gerard Jones, is an article which makes many claims to support the argument in which a controlled amount of violence could be beneficial for a young, developing child. Even though the topic of this article can be controversial, the claims serve to support the argument in many noteworthy ways. It is written in such a way that it tells a story, starting when the author was a child and works its way to his adulthood. In this case the author uses, what I believe to be just the correct amount of each rhetorical strategy, and fulfills his goal for writing the article.... [tags: Rhetoric, Violence, Media violence research]
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- Empowerment for Who. Media has become the very air we breathe. With constant media exposure consumers are often left numb, resulting in many companies going for the shock-factor to break through the clutter. In doing so, bold statements are made and whole communities are effected. Media gives messages of what it means to be powerful, beautiful, and respected; however, this comes at the expense of women. With the rise of media has also come a rise in traditional gender roles, sexualization of women, and narrow beauty standards.... [tags: Gender role, Gender, Mass media, Transgender]
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