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Witches and Beatniks

Originally a place to promote my dark humor writing. Presently, a media psychology blog

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A Physiological Model of Boredom and its Relationship with Depression: A research Proposal

Abstract Based on empirical evidence that suggests that failing to recognize a stimulus as emotionally relevant results in hypoactivity of the orexinergic cells in the hypothalamus, this article proposes a physiological model of boredom that makes depression a consequence of... Continue Reading →

Maybe Neo-Nazis are just dead bored.

I watched this video today, and I think there’s something important to learn from it. LOOOOOOOL HE JUMPED OUT OF HIS SUPREMACIST UNIFORM TO AVOID A WHOPPING LIKE THIS WAS SCOOBY DOO pic.twitter.com/qd5XHrS4GC — Plantainbae™ (@justcallmeBABA) August 16, 2017 The... Continue Reading →

Oy vey, I finished my Master’s in Media Psychology

A model that reconciles major theories of persuasion to help communicators decide which theoretical principles to apply when creating a persuasive message based on the readiness and motivation of the recipient. It illustrates under which circumstances rhetorical strategies used in overtly persuasive messages can be sufficient to induce compliance, and under which narratives should be a preferred path to induce change.

Changing the World One Meme at a Time

  If a friend asked you to photocopy the photo of a man someone told her is a murderer and then distribute it among all your friends and acquaintances with the specific purpose of ruining that man’s reputation, you probably... Continue Reading →

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