You stole my heart but that's ok, I have three more at home in the freezer!

Saturday, September 21, 2013

The pursuit of hopefulness in entertainment media

Has a movie or TV show ever left you feeling happy or uplifted about your own life? Entertainment media provides a wealth of emotionally evocative content, but relatively little attention has been paid to the subject of media creating positive emotions, and specifically, hope. In a recent study, the author researches the effects of hope and underdog characters in entertainment media.



via ScienceDaily: Psychology News http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/mind_brain/psychology/~3/aUZiVKZ1_eE/130921092034.htm