Advancing Persuasion Theories
- Ratcliff, C. L.* & Sun, Y.* (forthcoming) Overcoming resistance through narrative communication: Findings from a meta-analytic review. Human Communication Research. *Authors contributed equally to this work [Pre-print]
- Guntzviller, L. M., Ratcliff, C. L., & Pusateri, K. B. (forthcoming). Expanding advice response theory by incorporating goal inference: College students’ perceptions of parental exercise advice. Communication Theory.
- Ratcliff, C. L. (2019). Characterizing reactance in communication research: A review of conceptual and operational approaches. Communication Research.
- Krakow, M., Yale, R. N., Jensen J. D., Carcioppolo, N., & Ratcliff, C. L. (2018). Comparing mediational pathways for narrative- and argument-based messages: Believability, counterarguing, and emotional reaction. Human Communication Research.
- Ratcliff, C. L., Jensen, J. D., Scherr, C. L., Krakow, M., & Crossley, K. (2019). Loss/gain framing, dose, and reactance: A message experiment. Risk Analysis. doi:10.1111/risa.13379
- Jensen, J. D., Ratcliff, C. L., Yale, R. N., Krakow, M., Scherr, C. L., & Yeo, S. K. (2018). Persuasive impact of loss and gain frames on intentions to exercise: A test of six moderators. Communication Monographs.
- Guntzviller, L. M., Ratcliff, C. L., Dorsch, T., & Osai, K. (2016). Parental Advice on Physical Activity and Exercise: Exploring Emerging Adults’ Responses through Advice Response Theory. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.
News Media Coverage of Biomedical Research
- Maggio, L. A., Ratcliff, C. L., Krakow, M., Moorhead, L., Enkhbayar, A., & Alperin, J. P. (2019). Making headlines: An analysis of US government-funded cancer research mentioned in online media. BMJ Open.
- Ratcliff, C. L., Jensen, J. D., Christy, K., R., Crossley, K., & Krakow, M. (2018). News coverage of cancer research: Does disclosure of scientific uncertainty enhance credibility? In H. D. O’Hair (Ed.), Risk and health communication in an evolving media environment. New York: Routledge. [PDF: Ratcliff et al 2018 Routledge]
Cancer, Genomics, & Precision Medicine Communication
- Kaphingst, K. A., Peterson, E., Zhao, J., Gaysynsky, A., Elrick, A. H., Hong, S. J., Krakow, M., Pokharel, M., Ratcliff, C. L., Klein, W. M., Khoury, M. J., & Chou, W. S., (2018). Cancer communication research in the era of genomics and precision medicine: A scoping review. Genetics in Medicine. doi:10.1038/s41436-018-0402-0
- Ratcliff, C. L., Kaphingst, K. A., & Jensen, J. D. (2018). When personal feels invasive: Foreseeing challenges in precision medicine communication. Journal of Health Communication. [PDF: Ratcliff et al 2018]
- Krakow, M., Ratcliff, C. L., Hesse, B. W., & Greenberg-Worisek, A. J. (2018). Assessing genetic literacy awareness and knowledge gaps in the U.S. Population: Results from the Health Information National Trends Survey. Public Health Genomics. doi:10.1159/000489117
- John, K. K., Jensen, J. D., King, A. J., Ratcliff, C. L., & Grossman, D. (2017). Do pattern-focused visuals improve skin self-examination performance? Explicating the visual skill acquisition model. Journal of Health Communication.
- Jensen, J. D., Ratcliff, C.L., Weaver, J., Krakow, M., Payton, W., & Loewen, S. (2015). Explicating Perceived Barriers to Mammography via the USCREEN Project: Concerns about Breast Implants, Faith Violations, and Perceived Recommendations. Breast Cancer Research & Treatment.
Communication About or Among Minority Groups
- Guntzviller, L. M., Wang, N., Martinez Gonzalez, A., & Ratcliff, C. L. (2019). Situating advice response theory in a cultural and relational context: How Hispanic adults perceive exercise advice from parents. Communication Research.
- Guntzviller, L. M., Williamson, L., & Ratcliff, C.L. (2019). Stress, social support, and mental health among young adult Hispanics. Manuscript accepted for publication at Journal of Family and Community Health.
- Coe, K., Bruce, R. J., & Ratcliff, C. L. (2017). Presidential communication about marginalized groups: Applying a new analytic framework in the context of the LGBT community. Journal of Communication.