President: Jerri Lynn Hogg; Editor: V. Krishna Kumar; Associate Editor: Kathryn Stamoulis; Consulting Editors: Frank Farley, Joseph Browne; Justin Karter (Student)
President’s Column: My Year as President
Jerri Lynn Hogg
The goal for the year–Media Psychology and Technology for Good.
President-Elect’s Column: Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Daily
In 2016 make a difference daily–Join planned Division 46 pro-social activism!
Past-President’s Column: A 12-Step Program for Building a Successful Consulting Practice
What should I do to make my consulting practice successful?
APA Council of Representatives Report
From the Editor: E-mail Related Disorders: Compulsive Checking, Responding, and Hoarding
V. Krishna Kumar
Glued to e-mail!
From the Associate Editor: Leaving Underserved Teens Behind
Depression screening only for those with access to treatment!
The Power of Social Media and Videoconferencing for Training and Dissemination
Mary Karapetian Alvord
Using social media to promote social and academic goals
A Tale of Two Metas: The Video Game Controversy Continues
Meta-analyses highlight continued debate on violent video game influence on aggression.
Psychological Impact of News Coverage Related to Terrorism: Implications for Pakistan
Can explicit media coverage of violence impair mental health of its viewers?
Getting Started in Mental Health App Development
Alicia Brown, Glen Moriarty, and Jim Sells
Innovating mental health care through app development.
Film and Book Reviews
Homunculi on Screen: The Mediated Mind
Frank Farley, Michelle Beech, Benjamin Brock, Lauren Butler, Bernadette Maher, Mona Sarshar
Disney’s dizzying digital dialog on brain and behavior in an animated almost-adolescent.
Enough Is Enough: Time for Culture Change
Why media psychologists should care about this film.
An Important Book, A Public Event, A Gathering of Giants
Frank Farley, Michelle Beech, Melissa Bologno, Laina Dimento, Kathleen Dougherty, Melissa Holloway, Min Joo Kim, Samantha Korn, Courtney Mitchell, Melissa Montgomery, Anne Powers, Lewis Romelus, Steven Schmaltz, Lauren Sullivan, Madison Trout
In a world of hurt, a British approach to thriving