Echoes and reflections: on media ecology as a field of study
"Lance Strate takes the reader on a journey through the interdisciplinary, communication-centered field of media ecology, the study of media as environments, a field that encompasses the study of technology, symbol systems, and aesthetic form, in addition to traditional conceptions of media and mediation. Strate presents media ecology as an open-ended intellectual tradition, a network of great books and independent thinkers. Echoes and Reflections: On Media Ecology as a Field of Study is a unique book that provides the first comprehensive overview of the field, followed by a case study concerning the relationship between modes of communication and constructions of the self."--BOOK JACKET.
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... is a characteristic associated with the mental operations of children (Piaget,
1954), the kind of culture known as "savage" or tribal (Levi-Strauss, 1966), and
individuals with various brain defects and disorders (Sacks, 1987, 1995). Of the
Typical individuals habitually ascribe emotions and motivations to others, and
make inferences about others' knowledge and beliefs. Simon Baron-Cohen (
1995), a researcher who studied under Frith, refers to what we do as "
Typical individuals who are at least than four years old correctly identify A as
holding the false belief that the money is in the box, as do individuals with other
mental handicaps such as Down's syndrome with a mental age of four or greater.
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Introduction to Media Ecology as a Field of Study
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