Live without time: The generation of media time and time anxiety, as well as the solutions
Authors: Yuanyuan Xia
Abstract: This paper first researches the changes in contemporary media time, finding that media time would lead to social acceleration and deliver a more negative impact on contemporary people, thus exacerbating their time anxiety. Secondly, based on the characteristics of the natural reality of circadian rhythms, this paper explores the ways to treat and alleviate people's time anxiety through modern media by using the means of visual communication. Thirdly, this paper explores the significance of relieving time anxiety, purposed to give physical and mental relief to more users who are living in the contemporary accelerated state.
Keywords: time, media time, time anxiety, social acceleration, visual communication
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