Publications

New Paper: Communicating Uncertainty in Precision Medicine

My colleagues and I conducted an experiment testing public responses to the disclosure of uncertainty...

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!...

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 in Communication Research

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

Our study of loss/gain framing, reactance and dose was just published in Risk Analysis. We...

Media mentions of cancer research: disproportionate coverage (Our new study in BMJ Open)

Our team’s study on coverage of cancer research in online media was just published at...

Scientific uncertainty heightens trust in journalists

Our chapter — “News Coverage of Cancer Research: Does Disclosure of Scientific Uncertainty Enhance Credibility?”...

Challenges in precision medicine communication

Repost of University of Utah’s Communication Dept. announcement: Communication Dept. Scholars Publish on the Critical...