Media psychology uses the science of psychology to study and harness the power of media technologies

Media psychology looks for solutions by understanding fundamental human goals.


Media includes all forms of mediated communication, interaction and experience. Media psychology is fundamental
to the development, design, and use of media technologies.

Media psychology includes:

• interactive media • entertainment • educational media, • gaming • social media • business communications • mobile technologies • transmedia storytelling • political messaging • virtual and augmented reality applications • interface design • user experience • communications strategy.

The rapid adoption of media technologies highlights the importance of knowing how, why, and when media can impact, persuade and facilitate behavior.

Home Bottom #1 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Bottom #1. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Crystal child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Bottom #1 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your post. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.

Home Bottom #2 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Bottom #2. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Crystal child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Bottom #2 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your post. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.