Media psychology as a field of study, derives from disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, neuroscience, political science, computer science, communications, and international relations. Media psychology aims to offer an insight into howthe media and the growing use of technology impacts on how people globally perceive, interpret, respond, and interact in a media rich world. The purpose of this course is to expose you as a student to the fascinating and in many instances addictive media environment, which changes constantly. The course is well-rounded in that it deals with interesting and challenging topics such as cognitive effect of the media, psychological effects of the media on societies, cyberpsychology, mass persuasion and consumer behaviour, the effect of news framing and needless to say the Internet and social media.
No entry requirements.