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Scoping review on public communication of uncertainty during COVID-19

Pandemics are characterized by extreme uncertainty and effective communication is critical to help the public...

New paper: Reactance to Anti-Texting & Driving Messages

Our new study led by @CourtneyLScherr is out in Risk Analysis! We compared the effectiveness...

New Paper: Communicating Uncertainty in Precision Medicine

Precision medicine research programs rely on public volunteers to provide genetic, environmental, and lifestyle data...

New paper: Digital Health Engagement in the US Population (new HINTS brief report)

My colleagues and I have a new brief report in American Journal of Public Health!...

Virtual Talk: How Lay Audiences Respond to Disclosure of Scientific Uncertainty

My coauthors and I just presented a study at the virtual National Communication Association conference....

Narratives do reduce resistance to persuasion—Meta-analysis published in Human Communication Research

Our meta-analysis on narratives and resistance to persuasion was just published in Human Communication Research!...

Reactance review published

My review of psychological reactance research approaches is now out in Communication Research. This paper...

Reactance to framed messages: triggered by dose?—Article in Risk Analysis

Striking a balance with exercise promotion messages can be tricky. In our study of loss/gain...

Summer at the Max Planck Institute

This past June I was selected to attend the Summer Institute on Bounded Rationality with...

HINTS User Conference Talk in DC

I had a wonderful time presenting at the HINTS User Conference in Bethesda in May....