Psychology of Popular Media Culture


The module will explore psychological research on howpopular culture and general media influences the brain and behaviour. The module will make concepts from a range of core areas in Psychology (e.g., biological, cognitive and social) approachable and stimulating for today’s students, for whom media is a key part of their culture.


  • Lectures
  • Self-directed study
  • Tutorial drop-in sessions


  • Coursework (50%): Written research report
  • Exam (50%)