First things first: who are the Media + Entertainment Psychology Lab? Based out of the UCD School of Psychology, the Lab are a group of people who looks at how our engagement with immersive media and the boundary of perceived reality and entertainment can be harnessed to bring about positive change in people’s lives. It’s about the science of improving user experience, enjoyment, learning, physical and mental health.
Claire Howlin – why the benefits of music listening on smart devices is more important than screen time risks
Brendan Rooney – separating the people from the devices, where do we draw the line
Nicola Fox Hamilton – the role of online platforms in dating and match making
Darragh Lynch – data mining and retrieving your media footprint from online dating websites
The details: Banter with the Media + Entertainment Psychology Lab takes place at The Liquor Rooms (Wellington Quay, Dublin 2) on Wednesday February 28. Doors open at 6pm and the event begins at 6.30pm-ish. Tickets are now available here and all proceeds will go to Chronic Pain Ireland.