Craig Anderson’s research featured in Forbes Magazine


Craig Anderson’s latest research is the subject of a Forbes Magazine article. Anderson is a Distinguished Professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of psychology.

The article, “Does laughing at TV violence mean you have a dark personality? New psychological research weighs in,” examines the connections between watching violent media, finding that content humorous and having dark personality traits. Anderson’s research was published in the Psychology of Popular Media.

The Psychology of Popular Media is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal dedicated to publishing empirical research concerning the psychological experience and effects of human interaction with popular media in all of its forms, including social media, games, apps and fictional narratives, such as film, television, books.