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Brain, Behavior, and Media

Brain, Behavior, and Media | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Is media influencing your brain and your behavior through psychology? By Bernard Luskin, Ed.D., LMFT...

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Augmented Reality to Boost Fundraising is No Longer a Thing of the Future - Nonprofit Hub

Augmented Reality to Boost Fundraising is No Longer a Thing of the Future - Nonprofit Hub | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
With augmented reality being a thing of the present, it opens the doors to world of opportunity for nonprofit fundraising and recruitment.
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» Social Media, the Internet, and Human Connections - Adventures in Positive Psychology

» Social Media, the Internet, and Human Connections - Adventures in Positive Psychology | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it

People have a natural inclination to communicate, connect, and share their experiences with others, and with the rise of social media and other digital channels of communication our definition of relationships is shifting.


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Changing Minds: On Storytelling, Donations and Sales | Change Conversations

Changing Minds: On Storytelling, Donations and Sales | Change Conversations | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Changing minds today means learning effective storytelling or being forgotten. Let's look at the current state of storytelling as a tool for positive change.

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How Arianna Huffington Uses The Powerful Potential Of Social Media To Create Change

How Arianna Huffington Uses The Powerful Potential Of Social Media To Create Change | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Editor’s NoteThis is the first profile in Catchafire’s Generosity Series, a multi-month celebration and investigation of bold generosity with the goal of understanding its causes, its benefits, and how to inspire more.

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The Kids Are All Right: How Social Media Created a Generation of Activists

The Kids Are All Right: How Social Media Created a Generation of Activists | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
This week marked the nation’s inaugural  “Giving Tuesday,” a UN sponsored initiative, which utilized social media to encourage businesses, schools, and community members to give back.
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Five Predictions For The Future Of Social Entrepreneurship - Forbes

Five Predictions For The Future Of Social Entrepreneurship - Forbes | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
What do you see in the crystal ball? Share your thoughts on twitter #FutureSocEnt What’s the future of social entrepreneurship?
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The Shorty Awards - Honoring the best of Twitter and social media

The Shorty Awards - Honoring the best of Twitter and social media | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
The Shorty Awards honor the best content producers on social media: Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Tumblr (I endorse @UofNH in the Shorty category #college because... #UNH has 200 student organizations all using Social Media!
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Of Activism, Armchair Activism, and Cynicism | The Platform

Of Activism, Armchair Activism, and Cynicism | The Platform | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
The Platform / The recent violence in the Gaza Strip excited three distinct groups in a battle far beyond the Middle Eastern frontline...
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World Map of Social Networks | Vincos Blog

World Map of Social Networks | Vincos Blog | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
June 2012, a new edition of my World Map of Social Networks, showing the most popular social networking sites by country, according to Alexa & Google Trends...
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Twitter Fiction Festival breaks storytelling into bite-sized bits

Twitter Fiction Festival breaks storytelling into bite-sized bits | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
When the first Twitter Fiction Festival kicks off in New York City this week, the micro-blogging platform will highlight 29 authors as they post new works of fiction in 140-character bursts.
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Keynote - Jeff Gomez, CEO, Starlight Runner Entertainment: Merging Media 2012

Merging Media 2012-October 25, 2012 KEYNOTE -- Jeff Gomez, CEO, Starlight Runner Entertainment Changing the Face of Entertainment & Storytelling Across All P...
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How chief executives can work with trustees to transform fundraising

How chief executives can work with trustees to transform fundraising | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Trustees can play a leading role in developing fundraising, but chief executives must support them...
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Social interaction via new social media: (How) can interactions on Twitter affect effectual thinking and behavior?

Social interaction via new social media: (How) can interactions on Twitter affect effectual thinking and behavior? | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
(2010) Fischer, Reuber. Journal of Business Venturing. Read by researchers in: 46% Business Administration, 19% Computer and Information Science.

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Smartphone User Behavior, Activities, and Content and Media Consumption

Smartphone User Behavior, Activities, and Content and Media Consumption | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Mobile - Aside from making phone calls, consuming mobile content is the most popular smartphone activity among owners of smartphones: 93% say they regularly access mobile content and information, while 59% access ...

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Behaviour change theory: social factors

Behaviour change theory: social factors | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
This post looks at social factors that affect our behaviour. It’s part of a series on behaviour change and sustainability, which includes an introduction to behavioural theory and a summary of so...

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How Nonprofits Can Weave Stronger Networks

How Nonprofits Can Weave Stronger Networks | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it

"Social networks offer nonprofits an opportunity not just to reach out to supporters who would otherwise be hard to find but also to weave strong connections with them."


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How Nonprofit Social Media Can Connect Supporters To The Cause

How Nonprofit Social Media Can Connect Supporters To The Cause | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Editor’s NoteThis is the latest profile in Catchafire’s Generosity Series, a multi-month celebration and investigation of bold generosity with the goal of understanding its causes, its benefits, and how to inspire more.
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Positive psychology could revolutionise journalism

Positive psychology could revolutionise journalism | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
The science of positive psychology offers a new, more constructive foundation for news reporting, proposes Cathrine Gyldensted...
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Emotion Travels Through Social Networks The Same Way Viruses Do

Emotion Travels Through Social Networks The Same Way Viruses Do | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
It can infect the workplace....
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SF Bay Area's Big Data Think Tank

Designing Visualization

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012, 6:00 PM

fibre arts design studio
935 Industrial Avenue Palo Alto, CA

147 Data Bees Attending

Data visualization is the art of turning large quantities of data into influential tools. How far can data scientists push the limits between representing the reality and falling under the spell of creative representation? Join our discussion on data visualization as we explore how to create beautiful experiences. Speakers include: - Shan Carter...

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Data visualization is the art of turning large quantities of data into influential tools.
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Wealthy young philanthropists focus on gap between rich and poor

Wealthy young philanthropists focus on gap between rich and poor | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
Wealthy philanthropists aged under 30 are more concerned with the gap between rich and poor people than philanthropists aged over 45, according to research for Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).
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New Media Expo - Las Vegas - 2013

New Media  Expo - Las Vegas - 2013 | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
New Media Expo is the first and only industry-wide conference, tradeshow and media event dedicated to blogging, podcasting, social media, social...
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Nonprofits Have NO Excuse: Give More Resources To Social Media! | Business 2 Community

Nonprofits Have NO Excuse: Give More Resources To Social Media! | Business 2 Community | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
A little while back I had a great talk with a friend about nonprofits using Social Media.
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Mobile Developer Hackathon - Thursday, November 29th

Mobile Developer Hackathon - Thursday, November 29th | Media Psychology and Social Change | Scoop.it
We are recruiting approximately 10 participants for a one-day hackathon style developer event in order to test the usability of our APIs. This programming event will take place on Thursday, November 29th.
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