Remembering and Forgetting Political Media Messages

MSCH-V 334 — Fall 2019 — Themester

Days and Times
11:15 A.M.-12:30 P.M. TR
Course Description

This class addresses factors that impact memory for political information in the media (e.g. selective attention to political media messages, processing and remembering schema consistent v. inconsistent and attitude-congruent v. incongruent messages, how humor in political media messages may enhance or inhibit memory for factual information in the messages) as well as memory for the source of political information (e.g. news, ads, or social media) and how fake news and ads can have real impact on memories of political information.

Instructor: Julia Fox