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Media Involvement and Maternal Communication Effects on Emerging Adults' Acceptance of the Traditional Sexual Script
Little research examines the combined effects of media and parenting, particularly among emerging adults who are not university undergraduates. Cognitive involvement with media in combination with maternal communication ...
Community Newspapers as a Macro-Level Source of Social Control
This dissertation proposes a theoretical model regarding the role of local mass media in realizing safe and healthy communities. Despite a rich body of theoretical and empirical work in mass communication, few studies to ...
Dynamic processing of sequential emotional trajectories
This dissertation had two goals. First, to examine the deactivation patterns of the appetitive and aversive motivational systems and the effects such deactivation had on information processing of subsequent messages. Second, ...