New Video! – ‘Why Sad Movies Are Good For Us’

Sad movies can be good for our mental and emotional well-being, but how? It seems like a paradox that we can enjoy being sad, but media psychologists are discovering that sad movies are tools we use to understand and organize our own pain. We learn how to react to pain by watching others, even characters on TV, and we can learn to ease the suffering of others as well.

New YouTube Video! Animal Crossing + Mental Health

Hello! Screen Therapy's second video has made it to YouTube! What's the research behind Animal Crossing's therapeutic effect?: Please give it a look and subscribe if you're interested in seeing more about the effects of games, movies, and internet content on our minds and hearts. Thank you! Using Media Psychology, this blog, Screen Therapy, is dedicated … Continue reading New YouTube Video! Animal Crossing + Mental Health

Why We Need Emilia Fart

It’s difficult to describe Emilia Fart. Self-proclaimed “creepy goblin girl”, Fart uploads embarrassing videos of herself to YouTube as an exhibitionist form of therapy. From here on, it's important to keep in mind: Emilia Fart is NOT a character. The name isn't real, but when you watch her videos, you are watching a real person expressing herself.