Christine Marie Katas

I am a PhD student studying the impact of media and technology on human brains and behavior. I have a special interest in media ethics, the power of storytelling, positive psychology and empowering women. I am also an educator & survivor advocate. This is my personal site, not my professional site.

 

Lola Blanc’s new single premiered in V Magazine!

Lola Blanc’s new single premiered in V Magazine!

The Established Songwriter And Alt-pop Artist Taps Into An Emotional History On Her New Track ||| “In an exclusive premiere,…
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I was in a Vice documentary | Polygamist Mafia: Escaping The Kingston Clan

I was in a Vice documentary | Polygamist Mafia: Escaping The Kingston Clan

“Although the mainstream Mormon church abandoned polygamy over 100 years ago, many splinter groups across Utah still practice plural marriage….
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Positive Psychology’s Happiness Research – A List of Some Key Studies

Positive Psychology’s Happiness Research – A List of Some Key Studies

The Science of Gratitude | University of Pennsylvania, 2005. One of the greatest contributing factors to overall happiness in life is…
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Positive Psychology’s Character Strengths

Positive Psychology’s Character Strengths

WHAT IS POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY? Traditional psychology is the study of mental illness: DARK Positive psychology is the study of mental…
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Tim Has Been Awarded His Master’s Degree in International Comparative Education!

Tim Has Been Awarded His Master’s Degree in International Comparative Education!

Yesterday, Tim passed the oral defense of his Master’s Thesis at the University of Oslo in Norway, and is now…
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The Journey Out: Women Who Escaped a Polygamist Mormon Cult Share Their Story

The Journey Out: Women Who Escaped a Polygamist Mormon Cult Share Their Story

Vice article | This ban (on toys), in part, is what inspired Christine Marie to plan a Christmas celebration, dubbed the…
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New Article: Tolga & I on Sex Trafficking, Polygamy

New Article: Tolga & I on Sex Trafficking, Polygamy

By Scott Dickensheets | Multifaceted pair Tolga and Christine Marie Katas have embarked on their most important work yet: providing…
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On ‘Sister Wives’ TV Show

On ‘Sister Wives’ TV Show

A few months ago, I participated in a public debate on polygamy at UNLV with Kristyn Decker, Kollene Snow and…
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The Coolest Mom in the World? The Coolest Kids in the World!!

The Coolest Mom in the World? The Coolest Kids in the World!!

This year I asked my children to be resourceful and make something homemade for Christmas. That they did, and their…
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