In The News: Department of Psychology

BFM 89.9 - The Business Station
November 9, 2018

Evening Edition: In the news today, we manouver through the curious case of missing milk, the rehabilitation of juvenile offenders, and the most efficient way to stop music piracy.

Numrush
November 9, 2018

Illegally downloading music can be easily prevented, suggests a paper from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. If you do not want people to steal music from the internet anymore, you have to tell them that it is illegal and warn them that they may be monitored if they continue to do so.

Quartz
November 8, 2018

In Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel Les Misérables, a police officer named Inspector Javert endlessly pursues the hero, Jean Valjean, for stealing a loaf of bread. Javert would probably be great at ending music piracy, based on the findings of a new paper from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.

Computerwelt
November 7, 2018

Precise scientific analysis of formulations shows fear of threatened privacy.

Phys.org
November 6, 2018

STOP! This is illegal. You may be monitored and fined.

Science Daily
November 6, 2018

Privacy threats are just as effective at scaring off illegal downloaders as big fines

Trusted Reviews
October 16, 2018

We all know that piracy is illegal, but the lure of getting something for nothing is too much to resist for a lot of people. So how do you put them off? A new study has, perhaps unsurprisingly, found that the most explicit warnings also tend to be the most effective.

Digital Music News
October 15, 2018

The entertainment industry has been attempting to combat piracy since the dawn of the digital age, but it turns out explicit warnings are the most effective.

World Intellectual Property Review
October 15, 2018

The most effective anti-piracy warnings are those which are explicit, according to a recent study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Trademarks & Brands Online
October 15, 2018

The most effective anti-piracy warnings are those which are explicit, according to a recent study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Music Ally
October 15, 2018

That is the conclusion of a study from researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas looking at the different types of anti-piracy messaging and which have the most impact with consumers.

TorrentFreak
October 14, 2018

Researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, conducted a study to find out which piracy warnings are seen as most effective by the general public.