Repeated novel coronavirus media exposure may be linked to psychological distress

Earlier UCI studies found adverse health outcomes from heightened stress response

UCI-led study deepens understanding of the effects of media exposure to collective trauma

According to a new UCI-led study, it’s not just how much media exposure an individual has to collective trauma but also the graphic quality of what one sees that may make a person more vulnerable to trauma-related mental and physical health problems over time. The team analyzed the results from more than 3,000 anonymous online […]

UCI instructor Kenneth Provencher introduced an anime class to the Department of Film & Media Studies.

Anime planet

New class on Japanese animation examines globalization, sociocultural context of popular film genre

Media exposure to mass violence can fuel cycle of distress, 3-year longitudinal study shows

UCI researchers find that it can heighten people’s anxiety about and response to future events

People who watch beheading videos are motivated by fear of terrorism, UCI study finds

Unfortunately, viewing them exacerbates anxiety, according to first-of-its-kind research