Does Media Violence Lead to the Real Thing?

The New York Times: EARLIER this summer the actor Jim Carrey, a star of the new superhero movie “Kick-Ass 2,” tweeted that he was distancing himself from the film because, in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, “in all good conscience I cannot support” the movie’s extensive and graphically More

Perceptions of Crisis Situations

This proof-of-concept demonstration applied the Riverside Situational Q-sort (RSQ) to the problem of assessing audience responses to two types of crisis situations (sports and food safety) across three media outlets (social, traditional news, and professional website). The RSQ provided nuanced information about situations comparable to existing instruments for assessing personality. More

Anxiety Disorders and Depression Conference

Anxiety and Depression: Technology and New Media in Practice and Research April 4-7, 2013 Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine (La Jolla, California) Contact: 240-485-1032 Website: ADAA hosts the only conference focusing exclusively on advancing science and treatment of generalized anxiety disorder, OCD, PTSD, panic disorder, social anxiety More