A Summary of the Task Force Report on the Sexualization of Popular Music

Members Chrysalis L. Wright, PhD University of Central Florida, Chrysalis.Wright@ucf.edu Francesca Dillman Carpentier, PhD University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill francesca@unc.edu Lesley-Ann Ey, PhD University of South Australia Adelaide, Australia Lesley-Anne.Ey@unisa.edu.au Cougar Hall, PhD Brigham Young University Cougar_hall@byu.edu K. Megan Hopper, PhD Illinois State University khopper@ilstu.edu Wayne Warburton, PhD Macquarie University Sydney, Australia Wayne.warburton@mq.edu.au…

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Alan Entin’s photographs were exhibited on October 26 at artspace, Richmond, VA. Frank Farley, PhD, former President of APA and Division 46 was elected a Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology at its Convention in Montreal, Canada, June 2018. He also co-presented a session on Albert Ellis’s Legacy and Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy with…

Index of Articles published in Psychology of Popular Media Culture

http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/ppm/   2018 Volume 7 (3) July Editor’s introduction. A meaner, more callous digital world for youth? The relationship between violent digital games, motivation, bullying, and civic behavior among children. Learning to love guns? Gun-based gameplay’s links to gun attitudes. Play to win over: Effects of persuasive games. Reexamining differences between fandom and local sense…

An Official** Division 46 Statement on the WHO Proposal to Include Gaming Related Disorders in ICD-11

News Media, Public Education and Public Policy Committee Committee Chair: Chris Ferguson, PhD cjfergus@stetson.edu **Disclaimer: This statement is an official statement of The Society for Media Psychology and Technology, Division 46 of the American Psychological Association, and does not represent the position of American Psychological Association or any of its other Divisions or subunits. Committee Members: Dana…

Nominations and Elections Committee Report

Chair: Kathryn Stamoulis, PhD The Nominations and Elections committee is pleased to report the election of V. Krishna Kumar, PhD, as President-Elect. In addition, Frank Farley, PhD, and Jerri Lynn Hogg, PhD, have both been elected to serve as Member-at-Large. Many thanks to those who ran and voted in the 2018 elections.

Special Interest Group: Media First Response Fosters Expert Mass Media Public Relations Connecting our Schools and Communities

Mary Gregerson, PhD Media First Response Special Interest Group Chair mary.gregerson@aol.com Division 46 Outreach Since 2014 when I was elected to the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 46 Presidential pipeline, I have led an effort called “Media First Response” (MFR). In this trans-Divisional effort, key Division 46 Members have collaborated with other APA Divisions’ key…