Stats + Stories 041: Stats of Cool Cats: Emotions, Mood Management and Cat Videos

podcast Stats + Stories

Stats + Stories 041: Stats of Cool Cats:  Emotions, Mood Management and Cat Videos
  • Language: eng
  • Published: 14 Sep 2017
  • Duration: 26:53

Stats + Stories 041: Stats of Cool Cats: Emotions, Mood Management and Cat Videos

With Special Guest: Jessica Gall Myrick

Jessica G. Myrick (@jessmyrick) is an associate professor of media studies at the Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State University. Her research focuses on the role of emotions in shaping our responses to various types of media messages. Myrick’s research has touched on topics ranging from skin cancer prevention campaigns and climate change appeals to the effects of incivility in responses to political Facebook posts and why we watch cat videos, and it has been featured in news outlets around the globe.