Media Psychology Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by José Antonio Muñiz Velázquez, Cristina M. Pulido

    The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication forms a comprehensive reference point for cross-disciplinary approaches to understanding the central role of communication in the construction of hedonic and eudemonic happiness,or subjective and psychological well-being. Including contributions from…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Communication Studies

  • The Death of Web 2.0

    Ethics, Connectivity and Recognition in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By Greg Singh

    With all of our contemporary connectivity, are we really connected? What does the nature of connectivity tell us about interpersonal and community relationships? What ethical concerns are raised through an always-on culture? Communication in today’s world is characterised by a condition of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge

  • A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication

    7th Edition

    By Fred W. Sanborn, Richard Jackson Harris

    In a constantly changing media landscape, A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication is the go-to text for any course that examines mass communication from a psychological perspective. Now in its seventh edition, the book continues its exploration of how our experiences with media affect the way…

    Paperback – 2018-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Emotion in Animated Films

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meike Uhrig

    Ranging from blockbuster movies to experimental shorts or documentaries to scientific research, computer animation shapes a great part of media communication processes today. Be it the portrayal of emotional characters in moving films or the creation of controllable emotional stimuli in scientific…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Uncertain Image

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrik Ekman, Daniela Agostinho, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Kristin Veel

    Citizens of networked societies are almost incessantly accompanied by ecologies of images. These ecologies of still and moving images present a paradox of uncertainties emerging along with certainties. Images appear more certain as the technical capacities that render them visible increase. At the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games

    Digital Hunter-Gatherers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Breuer, Daniel Pietschmann, Benny Liebold, Benjamin P. Lange

    Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games: Digital Hunter-Gatherers is the first edited volume that systematically applies evolutionary psychology to the study of the use and effects of digital games. The book is divided into four parts: Theories and Methods Emotion and Morality Social…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Addictive Consumption

    Capitalism, Modernity and Excess, 1st Edition

    By Gerda Reith

    In this engaging new book, Gerda Reith explores key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption. Drawing on the ideas of Foucault, Marx and Bataille, amongst others, she investigates the ways that understandings of ‘the problems of consumption’ change over time, and asks what these changes…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy

    A Clinician's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Bean

    Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy moves beyond stereotypes about video game addiction and violence to consider the role that games play in psychological experiences and mental health. Chapters examine the factors that compel individual gamers to select and identify with particular…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge

  • Video Games and Social Competence

    1st Edition

    By Rachel Kowert

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

  • Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Grabowski

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Antihero in American Television

    1st Edition

    By Margrethe Bruun Vaage

    The antihero prevails in recent American drama television series. Characters such as mobster kingpin Tony Soprano (The Sopranos), meth cook and gangster-in-the-making Walter White (Breaking Bad) and serial killer Dexter Morgan (Dexter) are not morally good, so how do these television series make us…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • The Dark Side of Social Media

    A Consumer Psychology Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angeline Close Scheinbaum

    The Dark Side of Social Media takes a consumer psychology perspective to online consumer behavior in the context of social media, focusing on concerns for consumers, organizations, and brands. Using the concepts of digital drama and digital over-engagement, established as well as emerging scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

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