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Makana Chock

Associate Professor Communications Also teaches in: Mass Communications Media Studies

Makana Chock's research is in the area of media psychology. She studies the ways in which people process and respond to persuasive messages in mass media, social media and virtual reality contexts. Much of her research focuses on the relationships between media and perceptions of self and others. She has examined the effects of different types of content as well as different types of formats.

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