Jannath Ghaznavi
University of California, Davis
PsychologyContent analysisHarassmentInternet televisionSocial psychology
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Publications 3
#1Jorge E. PeñaH-Index: 30
#2Jannath GhaznaviH-Index: 1
Last. Joana DimasH-Index: 4
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Abstract. This study explored how group identification, avatar similarity identification, and social presence mediated the effect of character type (avatars or agents) and social identity cues (presence or absence of avatars wearing participants’ school colors) on game enjoyment. Playing with teammate avatars increased enjoyment indirectly by enhancing group identification. In addition, the presence of social identity cues increased enjoyment indirectly by augmenting identification with one’s av...
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#1Laramie D. Taylor (UC Davis: University of California, Davis)H-Index: 13
#2Cassandra Alexopoulos (UC Davis: University of California, Davis)H-Index: 3
Last. Jannath Ghaznavi (UC Davis: University of California, Davis)H-Index: 2
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A content analysis of workplace sexual interactions, informed by past research on sexual harassment in televised workplaces, was conducted of 100 U.S. broadcast, cable, and Internet television programs that featured work or a workplace as a prominent setting. Although sexual interactions were relatively common, they were generally depicted in ways that did not clearly communicate harassment. Sexual talk and behavior in the workplace were generally met with either reciprocation or no response. Wo...
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#1Jannath Ghaznavi (UC Davis: University of California, Davis)H-Index: 2
#2Laramie D. Taylor (UC Davis: University of California, Davis)H-Index: 13
Abstract The present study extends research on thinspiration images, visual and/or textual images intended to inspire weight loss, from pro-eating disorder websites to popular photo-sharing social media websites. The article reports on a systematic content analysis of thinspiration images ( N = 300) on Twitter and Pinterest . Images tended to be sexually suggestive and objectifying with a focus on ultra-thin, bony, scantily-clad women. Results indicated that particular social media channels and ...
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