Resource spotlight: Media Psychology

This is part of a series of spotlights on resources available from the RGU library service.


The journal Media Psychology covers “the intersection of psychology and media/mediated communication”.  It is interdisciplinary and includes reports of empirical research, theory papers, state-of-the-art reviews and meta-analyses that contribute to theory and advance the body of knowledge about the psychology of uses, processes, or effects of the media.

Some recent articles are:

  • Morally Judging Entertainment: A Case Study of Live Tweeting During Downton Abbey
    Written by Qihao Ji & Arthur A. Raney. Published in 2015 in volume 18, issue 2, pp. 221-242.
  • Cosmetic Customization of Mobile Phones: Cultural Antecedents, Psychological Correlates
    Written by Seoyeon Lee & S. Shyam Sundar. Published in 2015 in volume 18, issue 1, pp. 1-23.
  • Ambivalent Versus Univalent Voters: Perceived Media Influences and Third-Person Perceptions
    Written by Chingching Chang, Ran Wei & Ven-Hwei Lo. Published in 2014 in volume 17, issue 4, pp. 420-450.

RGU library service provides access to this journal online from 1999 to the present day from Taylor and Francis.

To take a look at the online journal you can always get access to it from the library catalogue which includes log in information in the full record section.

Alternatively you can follow this link to the website and see what the Media Psychology journal has to offer*.

*To log in please enter your RGU username and password when prompted.

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