Undisciplined: Movie Magic

Jun 24, 2021

Could watching your favorite movie be a successful form of therapy? Researchers are looking into the ways that movies influence their viewers, and they're finding a positive influence on the audience's behaviors and their overall well-being. 

Jared Ott is a PhD candidate in the School of Communication at Ohio State University. His research focuses on how people engage with and process narratives, and how this affects subsequent beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors.