2017 Volume 6, Issue 1 (Jan)
- Editor’s introduction.
- Using social media for sobriety recovery: Beliefs, behaviors, and surprises from users of face-to-face and social media sobriety support.
- Exploring similarity characteristics, identification, and parasocial interactions in choice of celebrities.
- Fandom and the search for meaning: Examining communal involvement with popular media beyond pleasure.
- “Let me take a selfie”: Associations between self-photography, narcissism, and self-esteem.
- Role-playing video games and emotion: How transportation into the narrative mediates the relationship between immoral actions and feelings of guilt.
- Violent video games increase voice stress: An experimental study.
- Stay tuned: Portrayals of fatherhood to come.
2017 Volume 6, Issue 2 (Apr)
- Evolutionary theory and reactions to mass media: Understanding parasocial attachment.
- Regulatory motivations in celebrity interest: Self-suppression and self-expansion.
- Room for debate (and derogation): Negativity of readers’ comments on Black authors’ online content.
- Feeling political interest while being entertained? Explaining the emotional experience of interest in politics in the context of political entertainment programs.
- Copycat crime dynamics: The interplay of empathy, narrative persuasion and risk with likelihood to commit future criminality.
- Perceived media influence, mental illness, and responses to news coverage of a mass shooting.
- Media-induced recovery: The effects of positive versus negative media stimuli on recovery experience, cognitive performance, and energetic arousal.