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Chapter 1. “I Know That He Needs My Help. I Need Your Help Too”: Hargreeves’ Family Trauma (Shane Tilton)
Chapter 2. When everyone is bad: Protagonists, Villain Protagonists, and Morality (Arienne Ferchaud)
Chapter 3. It’s not me, It’s you: Dysfunctional families, childhood trauma, and adult sibling relationships (Jasmine Heyward)
Chapter 4. Finding Hope in a Global Apocalypse (Daniel Kaufmann)
Chapter 5. Five and Dolores: A Meta-Para-Social Relationship (Emory S. Daniel)
Chapter 6. Klaus the Kindly Cult Leader: Humanizing cults and their followers (Kelly Chernin)
Chapter 7. Untitled Chapter about Viktor’s Transition (Sofia Rhea & Laramie Taylor)
Chapter 8. Morality, perceptions, and expectations in parasocial relationships (Michelle Möri & Andreas Fahr)
Arienne Ferchaud, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication where research focuses broadly on emerging media entertainment from a media psychology perspective. She is interested in how new media technologies change the way users engage with entertainment content. She has a special interest in narrative theory and how new modes of storytelling change how we perceive stories. Her work has been published in journals such as Computers in Human Behavior, Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds, Human Communication Research, and Imagination, Cognition and Personality, and her research has been presented at both national and international conferences. She is also the author of Binge and Bingeability: The Antecedents and Consequences of Binge Watching Behavior.