From body image to social networking, the media has a huge influence on how we view ourselves & others & this engaging text is ideal for students studying media psychology for the first time. With coverage of media violence, celebrity culture & online behaviour, this is a comprehensive introduction to an important subject
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From newspapers to social networking sites, the mass media play a huge role in shaping the way we see ourselves and others.
In this engaging introduction, Giles explores our relationship with the media, looking at the effects of advertising, celebrity worship and media influence on violent behaviour.
Whatever your level of study, this introduction will help you to evaluate the full reach of the media in our lives.
'Giles covers key topics in an engaging, accessible and straightforward style that will hold readers' attention. Useful glossaries and key studies help to guide students through the different ways of understanding media psychology.
- Daniel Heggs, Programme Director, B.Sc (Hons) Psychology, University of Wales Institute