Oct 14, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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COMM 6830 - Human-Media Interaction

Advanced survey course on psychological approaches to human media interaction. Key themes are 1) how minds have evolved to interact with media and computers in certain ways; 2) how media form and content influence the mind; 3) how minds socially respond to computers; 4) how media and computers create a sense of “being there” and/or “being together with someone”; and 5) how properties of human cognition are affected by the form, content, and use of media.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 3

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