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MA Cognition & Communications ('18) University of Copenhagen, Denmark BSc Psychology ('16) Durham University, UK
The ubiquity of CMC brings new possibilities for organisations to exchange ideas and stay connected. In particular, the emergence of Enterprise Social Networks (ESN) is transforming the way organisational members develop affiliation and explore connections of personal and organisational identities. Socialisation of organisational members refers to...
Food as a plethoric embodiment of culture and values plays a crucial role in everyday communication, and recent years the internet and social media in particular has heightened attention to the visual communication of food. There has been an increasing trend on Instagram for users to document their dining experiences and eating habits via photograp...
This paper aims to explore the uncanny valley hypothesis and its implications on future development of humanoid robots and artificial intelligence. The original hypothesis by Mori (1970) will be introduced in regards to current research focus and criticism received. The succeeding sections present theoretical approaches in evolutionary psychology,...
This research explored the role of human-like characters in commercials, combined with the preferable cute aesthetic and kawaii culture in Japan. I first introduce both international and East Asian research on cuteness (cute studies) in regards to significance and effect of kawaii on media, as well as the idea of kawaii as an emotion. I then introd...
Facial expressions act as communicative signals within social situations for emotions, which may facilitate behavioural dispositions such as approach-avoidance tendencies. Some facial expressions like anger have been suggested to signal threat with negative valence. Social anxiety was suggested to mediate individuals' approach/avoidance behaviour w...