You'll learn how the images and stories found in media influence thought and behavior, as well as consider how they become part of our understanding of who we are as individuals and as a society
Media ? computers, television, movies, music, books, etc. ? permeate almost every aspect of our lives. Focusing on movies as our primary examples, you'll explore alongside of Psychology Professor Skip Dine Young and Communication Professor Bill Bettler what makes media so entertaining and so powerful.