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The Importance of Media Literacy: Getting the Most from the Digital World

This book addresses both the potential negative effects and the positive effects of various forms of media, leading to the need for media literacy across all demographics. Written for psychologists, educators, researchers, and parents, this book discusses the impact of video games, popular music, television, social media and screen addiction, fake news and misinformation, representation in media, as well as the role of big tech in the lives of consumers. The text emphasises the need for a healthy media diet and focuses on the need for media literacy in all societal groups, providing empirically based approaches to teaching media literacy as well as sample media literacy lesson plans.

Dr Chrysalis Wright is a Senior Lecturer in the psychology department at the University of Central Florida. Her research primarily focuses on media and technological influences on development and behavior.

Dr Lesley-Anne Ey is an Associate Professor at the University of South Australia in Education Futures and The Australian Centre for Child Protection. Her research focuses on safeguarding children through primary prevention and protective education.

Dr K Megan Hopper is an Associate Professor in the School of Communication at Illinois State University. Her research interests include media representation of women, experiences of journalists, and media literacy.

Dr Wayne Warburton is a Professor in developmental psychology at Macquarie University, Australia, and is also a registered psychologist. His research interests centre around media psychology (impacts, screen disorders, healthy media use) and aggressive behaviour.

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ISBN: 1-5275-5630-1

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-5630-0

Release Date: 23rd January 2024

Pages: 312

Price: £69.99