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Memory Institutions: Still useful in today’s society?

To say that the world has increasingly become more tech-savvy in the last decade would be an understatement. Technology plays such a predominate role in today’s society, that most of us cannot go a day without updating our status on … Continue reading

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On framing and cognitive categorization

“Tell me this: are eagles large? And, next, are cabins small? If you said yes to both, congratulations – you’re right. But if you said no to both, you’re not wrong. In fact, you’re just as right as the others … Continue reading

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The Continuous Cycle of Consumption in a Mediated Society

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In my house there has been a constant argument for many years. When my brother would prepare himself for school and work in the morning, he would never turn the taps all the way back. The taps would drip water … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to the class blog for MSVU’s GPRL6105(01/18): media, culture & society. This is a blended class involving distance participants as well as participants in the classroom.  Students activate class discussions through reflections shared on this blog, as well as … Continue reading

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