Category Archives: Media Effects

17th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media: Jonathan Jackson of BLAVITY

Just talking about the little things: changing identity in a digital sphere, marketing to millennials, and intersectional Blackness. Continue reading

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Learning and Laughing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver as Educational Entertainment

My Capstone student, Patty Terhune, a TRF major at Newhouse knocked it out the park this week with a great analysis, a hilarious presentation, and award for Best Capstone Project in the professional programs category for 2017. SO PROUD!! So excited … Continue reading

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Is Color-Blindness Possible? Racial & Experiential Effects on the Neural Substrates for Motor Empathy (PSYC 555; Fall 2008)

I received some tragic news this morning. Bosco Tjan, one of my former USC Psychology Professors, was killed by a student in the Psychology building on campus yesterday afternoon. I am stunned, shocked, and missing my Trojan family. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-usc-professor-killed-bosco-tjan-20161203-story.html As … Continue reading

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Black Women in Media @ BRIC Arts House Dec 2015

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Psychology of Selfies: A TEDxSyracuseUniversity Talk

My TEDx talk on the Psychology of Selfies has been posted! Check it out, share it with your friends. Tag your own #healthieselfie! Check out more selfie psychology with the teaser posts leading up to the talk… #TBTSelfie Part 1: My Earliest … Continue reading

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Fight Brainwashing; A Lesson for Media Communicators with Thomas Burrell

Founder of Burrell Communications, one of the largest multi-cultural marketing firms in the world, and author of Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of the Black Inferiority Complex, joins COM346 to talk about his book and the current state of American Media.

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Reducing shame in a game that predicts HIV risk reduction for young adult MSM (JIAS)

Christensen, J.L., Miller, L.C., Appleby, P.R., Corsbie-Massay, C., Godoy, C.G., Marsella, S.C., & Read, S.J. (2013) Reducing shame in a game that predicts HIV risk reduction for young adult MSM. Journal of International AIDS Society, 16 S2. Read the entire … Continue reading

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