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an eating disorder with extreme dieting behaviour and a fear of gaining body weight
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non real time online communication
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engaging behaviours that are not usual of people
atypical actions
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vision and hearing communication
audio- visuals
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cartoon like placeholders manipulated by user using keyboard
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justifying actions by using anonymity
behaviour legitimisation
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stereotype of a black unattractive asexual nanny
black mammy
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white media portrayal of black people
black face
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ones concept of body shape
body image
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a research technique in which individuals manipulate three bands of light to represent their chest, waist and hip measurements.
body image detection device
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eating disorder which includes binge eating and vomiting
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newsworthy reports made by people
citizen journalism
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question that only requires a yes or no answer
closed question
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wanting to hold compatible beliefs and maintains a consistent ideology
cognitive consistency
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anxiety resulting from simultaneously holding contradictory beliefs or attitudes.
cognitive dissonance
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identity is based on the social system to which people belong in a culture
collectivistic culture
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the extent to which a particular scientific measure/ scale actually measure the construct it is supposed to, eg. intelligence
construct validity
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an objective examination of certain themes or concepts within either written text or film
content analysis
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technique looking at the statistical association between two or more factors
correlational analysis
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an observational research in which the participants are unaware that they are being observed
covert observation
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research studies in which the researcher examines differences between two or more populations or between two or more time points
cross- sectional research
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the skewed perception of the real world that develops is referred to as
mediated reality
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a theory that posits that individuals's social reality perceptions can become distorted from regular exposure to stereotyped media representations of social phenomena
cultivation theory
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the poor representation of minority cultural identity within the media despite increased numbers of minority characters
cultural erasure
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interjecting one's self into the online environment and conversations of another
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the deliberate misleading or withholding of information to participants
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the extent to which the audience requires mental effort to process the media message
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a cue that may influence the way participants in a scientific study behave. specifically refers to participants behaving in accordance with the experimenter's expectations of how he wants them to behave
demand charcteristics
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vital and social statistics, age, status, etc.
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usually preceded by anonymity. a state in which a person behaves without self regard or awareness
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the tendency to become less aroused by stimuli such as a violent program after repeated exposure
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learning based on the reward and punishment of an act
direct learning
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state in which a person behaves in an atypical manner and may espouse atypically extreme points of view
disinhibition effects
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state when a person feels freed from the constraints of social boundaries and may act in a manner that is atypical in their offline lives
dissociative anonymity
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