Published Works

EXAMPLES OF CENTER RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

2017

Akin, H., Rose, K. M., Scheufele, D. A., Simis-Wilkinson, M., Brossard, D., Xenos, M. A., & Corley, E. A. (2017). Mapping the landscape of public attitudes on synthetic biology. BioScience67(3), 290-300.

Bonus, J. A., Peebles, A., Mares, M. L., & Sarmiento, I. G. (2017). Look on the Bright Side (of Media Effects): Pokémon Go as a Catalyst for Positive Life Experiences. Media Psychology, 1-25.

D’Angelo, J. D., & Toma, C. L. (2017). There are plenty of fish in the sea: The effects of choice overload and reversibility on online daters’ satisfaction with selected partners. Media Psychology20(1), 1-27.

Howell, E. L., Li, N., Akin, H., Scheufele, D. A., Xenos, M. A., & Brossard, D. (2017). How do US state residents form opinions about ‘fracking’in social contexts? A multilevel analysis. Energy Policy106, 345-355.

Kim, J., Akin, H., Brossard, D., Xenos, M., & Scheufele, D. A. (2017). Selective perception of novel science: how definitions affect information processing about nanotechnology. Journal of Nanoparticle Research19(5).

Manning, N., Penfold-Mounce, R., Loader, B. D., Vromen, A., & Xenos, M. (2017). Politicians, celebrities and social media: a case of informalisation?. Journal of Youth Studies20(2), 127-144.

Mares, M. L., & Stephenson, L. J. (2017). Prosocial Media Use and Effects. The International Encyclopedia of Media Effects.

Paik, J. E., & Swol, L. M. (2017). Justifications and Questions in Detecting Deception. Group Decision and Negotiation, 1-20.

Pan, Z., & Yang, G. (2017). Urban Spaces and Publicity: A View of a Chinese City. Communication and the Public2(1), 50-51.

Prahl, A., & Van Swol, L. (2017). Understanding algorithm aversion: When is advice from automation discounted?. Journal of Forecasting.

Su, L. Y. F., Cacciatore, M. A., Liang, X., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2017). Analyzing public sentiments online: Combining human-and computer-based content analysis. Information, Communication & Society20(3), 406-427.

Toma, C. L., & D’Angelo, J. D. (2017). How People Self-Present and Form Impressions of Others through Online Dating Profiles. The Impact of Social Media in Modern Romantic Relationships.

Toma, C. L. (2017). Developing online deception literacy while looking for love. Media, Culture & Society39(3), 423-428.

Van Swol, L. M., & Carlson, C. L. (2017). Language Use and Influence Among Minority, Majority, and Homogeneous Group Members. Communication Research44(4), 512-529.

Van Swol, L. M., & Drury-Grogan, M. L. (2017). The effects of shared opinions on nonverbal mimicry. SAGE Open7(2), 2158244017707243.

Van Swol, L. M., & Paik, J. E. (2017). Deciding how to deceive: differences in communication and detection between good and bad liars. Communication Quarterly, 1-20.

Xenos, M. A. (2017). Citizens Making Sense of Science Issues: Supply and Demand Factors for Science News and Information in the Digital Age. The Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication.

Yan, W., Sivakumar, G., & Xenos, M. A. (2017). It’s not cricket: examining political discussion in nonpolitical online space. Information, Communication & Society, 1-17.

2016

Braun, M. T., & Van Swol, L. M. (2016). Justifications offered, questions asked, and linguistic patterns in deceptive and truthful monetary interactions. Group Decision and Negotiation, 25(3), 641-661.

D’Angelo, J. D., & Toma, C. L. (2016). There are plenty of fish in the sea: The effects of choice overload and reversibility on online daters’ satisfaction with selected partners. Media Psychology, 1-27.

Dexter, F., & Van Swol, L. M. (2016). Influence of data and formulas on trust in information from journal articles in an operating room management course. A&A Case Reports, 6(11), 329-334.

Kim, J., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. (2016). “Shared” information in the age of big data exploring sentiment expression related to nuclear energy on Twitter. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly93(2), 430-445.

Kolb, M. R., & Van Swol, L. M. (2016). Manipulating a synchronous or separatist group orientation to improve performance on a hidden profile task. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 1368430216647188.

Martins, N., Mares, M.L., Malacane, M., & Peebles, A. (2016). Liked characters get a moral pass: Young viewers’ evaluations of social and physical aggression in tween sitcoms. Communication Research.

Mares, M. L., Bartsch, A., & Bonus, J. A. (2016). When meaning matters more: Media preferences across the adult life span. Psychology and aging31(5), 513.

Mares, M. L., Gustafson, D. H., Glass, J. E., Quanbeck, A., McDowell, H., McTavish, F., … & Brown, R. (2016). Implementing an mHealth system for substance use disorders in primary care: a mixed methods study of clinicians’ initial expectations and first year experiences. BMC medical informatics and decision making16(1), 126.

Mares, M. L., & Pan, Z. (2016). Meta-analysis: Effects of Sesame Street on Children’s Learning in 15 Countries. SAGE.

Simis, M. J., Yeo, S. K., Rose, K. M., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., Xenos, M. A., & Pope, B. K. (2016). New media audiences’ perceptions of male and female scientists in two sci-fi movies. Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 0270467616636195.

Sivakumar, G., & Mares, M. L. (2016). The Doctor Versus the Internet: Effects of Low-, Medium-, and High-Quality Websites on Intentions to Follow the Doctor’s Advice. Health communication, 1-9.

Su, L. Y. F., Cacciatore, M. A., Liang, X., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2016). Analyzing public sentiments online: combining human-and computer-based content analysis. Information, Communication & Society, 1-22.

Toma, C. L. (2016). Effects of Facebook self-presentation on emotional well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being: International Perspectives on Theory and Research on Positive Media Effects.

Toma, C. L. (2016). Online dating. The International Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Communication.

Toma, C. L., & Choi, M. (2016, February). Mobile media matters: Media use and relationship satisfaction among geographically close dating couples. InProceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (pp. 394-404). ACM.

Toma, C. L., Jiang, L. C., & Hancock, J. T. (2016). Lies in the eye of the beholder: Asymmetric beliefs about one’s own and others’ deceptiveness in mediated and face-to-face communication. Communication Research, 0093650216631094.

Van Swol, L. M., Prahl, A., Kolb, M. R., Lewis, E. A., & Carlson, C. (2016). The Language of Extremity The Language of Extreme Members and How the Presence of Extremity Affects Group Discussion. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 0261927X16629788.

Vromen, A., Loader, B. D., Xenos, M. A., & Bailo, F. (2016). Everyday Making through Facebook Engagement: Young Citizens’ Political Interactions in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. Political Studies, 0032321715614012.

Xenos, M. A. (2016). New approaches to communication and the public.Communication and the Public, 1(1), 9-11.

Yeo, S. K., Liang, X., Brossard, D., Rose, K. M., Korzekwa, K., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2016). The case of# arseniclife: Blogs and Twitter in informal peer review. Public Understanding of Science, 0963662516649806.

Zheng, J., & Pan, Z. (2016). Differential modes of engagement in the Internet era: A latent class analysis of citizen participation and its stratification in China. Asian Journal of Communication, 26(2), 95-113.

2015

Bonus, J.A. & Mares, M.L.. (2015). Learned and remembered but rejected:
Preschoolers’ reality judgments and transfer From Sesame Street. Communication Research.

Bonus, J.A., Peebles, A., & Riddle, K. (2015). The influence of violent video game enjoyment on hostile attributions. Computers in Human Behavior, 52, 472-483.

Braun, M., Van Swol, L. M., & Vang, L. (2015). His lips are moving: Linguistic indicators of political deceptions. Discourse Processes, 52, 1–20.

Chen, W., Tan, J., & Tu, F. (2015). Minding the gender gap, social network, and Internet correlates of business performance among Chinese immigrant entrepreneurs. American Behavioral Scientist, 59, 977-991.

Choi, M., Panek, E. T., Nardis, Y., & Toma, C. L. (2015). When social media isn’t social: Friends’ responsiveness to narcissists on Facebook. Personality and Individual Differences77, 209-214.

Mares, M. L., Sivakumar, G., & Stephenson, L. (2015). From meta to micro: Examining the effectiveness of educational TV. American Behavioral Scientist, 59(14), 1822-1846.

Pan, Z. & Yu, H. (2015). “Liminality and potentials of city space: A dimension for re-imagining communication.” Open Time, 261, pp. 140-157 (in Chinese).

Prahl, A., Dexter, F., Van Swol, L. M., Braun, M., & Epstein, R. (2015). E-mail as the appropriate method of communication for the decision-maker when soliciting advice for an intellective task. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 121, 669 – 677.

Toma, C. L., & Carlson, C. L. (2015). How do Facebook users believe they come across in their profiles?: A meta-perception approach to investigating Facebook self-presentation. Communication Research Reports.

Toma, C. L., & Choi, M. (2015). The couple who Facebooks together, stays together: Facebook self-presentation and relationship longevity among college-aged dating couples. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking18(7), 367-372.

Van Swol, L. M., Braun, M., & Kolb, M. (2015). Deception, detection, demeanor, and truth bias in face-to-face and computer mediated communication. Communication Research, 42(8), 1116-1142.

Van Swol, L. M., Braun, M. T., Acosta-Lewis, E. E., Carlson, C. L., & Dimperio, G. (2015). Discussion of shared information can increase the influence of divergent members. Communication Research, 0093650215609084.

Van Swol, L. M., & Carlson, C. (2015). Language use and influence among minority, majority, and homogeneous group members. Communication Research.

2014

Anderson, A. A., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., Xenos, M. A., & Ladwig, P. (2014). “The Nasty Effect:” Online incivility’s effect on risk perceptions of emerging technologies. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.

Bartsch, A., & Mares, M. L. (2014). Making sense of violence:  Perceived meaningfulness as a predictor of audience interest in violent media content.  Journal of Communication.

Cacciatore, M. A., Yeo, S. K., Scheufele, D. A., Xenos, M. A., Choi, D-H., Brossard, D., Becker, A. B., & Corley, E. A. (2014). Misperceptions in polarized politics: The role of knowledge, religiosity, and media. PS: Political Science & Politics.

Carlson, C. L. (2014). Seeking self-sufficiency: Why emerging adult college students receive and implement parental advice. Emerging Adulthood: Special Communication Issue.

Choi, M., & Toma, C. L. (2014). Social sharing through interpersonal media: Patterns and effects on emotional well-being. Computers in Human Behavior, 36, 530-541.

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., Bocian, K., Brandt, M. J., Brooks, B., Brumbaugh, C. C., Cemalcilar, Z., Chandler, J., Cheong, W., Davis, W. E., Devos, T., Eisner, M., Frankowska, N., Furrow, D., Galliani, E. M., Hasselman, F., Hicks, J. A., Hovermale, J. F., Hunt, S. J., Huntsinger, J. R., IJzerman, H., John, M., Joy-Gaba, J. A., Kappes, H. B., Krueger, L. E., Kurtz, J., Levitan, C. A., Mallett, R., Morris, W. L., Nelson, A. J., Nier, J. A., Packard, G., Pilati, R., Rutchick, A. M., Schmidt, K., Skorinko, J. L., Smith, R., Steiner, T. G., Storbeck, J., Van Swol, L. M., Thompson, D., van’t Veer, A., Vaughn, L. A., Vranka, M., Wichman, A., Woodzicka, J. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2014).Theory building through iterative replication: Response to commentaries on the “Many Labs” replication project. Social Psychology, 46, 1-13. DOI: 10.1027/1864-9335/a000202

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., Bocian, K., Brandt, M. J., Brooks, B., Brumbaugh, C. C., Cemalcilar, Z., Chandler, J., Cheong, W., Davis, W. E., Devos, T., Eisner, M., Frankowska, N., Furrow, D., Galliani, E. M., Hasselman, F., Hicks, J. A., Hovermale, J. F., Hunt, S. J., Huntsinger, J. R., IJzerman, H., John, M., Joy-Gaba, J. A., Kappes, H. B., Krueger, L. E., Kurtz, J., Levitan, C. A., Mallett, R., Morris, W. L., Nelson, A. J., Nier, J. A., Packard, G., Pilati, R., Rutchick, A. M., Schmidt, K., Skorinko, J. L., Smith, R., Steiner, T. G., Storbeck, J., Van Swol, L. M., Thompson, D., van’t Veer, A., Vaughn, L. A., Vranka, M., Wichman, A., Woodzicka, J. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2014). Investigating variation in replicability: A “many labs” replication project. Social Psychology, 45, 142-152.

Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams, R. B., Jr., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., Bocian, K., Brandt, M. J., Brooks, B., Brumbaugh, C. C., Cemalcilar, Z., Chandler, J., Cheong, W., Davis, W. E., Devos, T., Eisner, M., Frankowska, N., Furrow, D., Galliani, E. M., Hasselman, F., Hicks, J. A., Hovermale, J. F., Hunt, S. J., Huntsinger, J. R., IJzerman, H., John, M., Joy-Gaba, J. A., Kappes, H. B., Krueger, L. E., Kurtz, J., Levitan, C. A., Mallett, R., Morris, W. L., Nelson, A. J., Nier, J. A., Packard, G., Pilati, R., Rutchick, A. M., Schmidt, K., Skorinko, J. L., Smith, R., Steiner, T. G., Storbeck, J., Van Swol, L. M., Thompson, D., van’t Veer, A., Vaughn, L. A., Vranka, M., Wichman, A., Woodzicka, J. A., & Nosek, B. A. (2014). Data from investigating variation in replicability: A “Many Labs” replication project. Journal of Open Psychology Data, 2(1): e4, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/jopd.ad

Loader, B.L., Vromen, A., & Xenos, M. A. (Eds.). (2014). The Networked Young Citizen: Social Media, Political Participation, and Civic Engagement. New York: Routledge.

Mares, M. L., & Sivakumar, G. (2014). “Vámonos means go, but that’s made up for the show”: Reality confusions and learning from educational TV. Developmental Psychology, 50(11), 2498-2511.

Mayer, R.E., Lee, H., & Peebles, A. (2014). Multimedia learning in a second language: A cognitive load perspective.  Applied Cognitive Psychology, 28(5): 653-660.

Pan, Z. (2014). “Give me an iPhone and I’ll handle my world!”: Mediation and domestication in applying new media technologies. Journal of Soochow University (Philosophy and social science Edition), No. 4 of 2014, pp. 148-157 (in Chinese).

Toma, C. L. (2014). Counting on friends: Cues to perceived trustworthiness in Facebook profiles. In Proceedings of International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM) (Ann Arbor, MI, 2014). Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Press, pp. 495 – 504.

Toma, C. L. (2014). Towards conceptual convergence: An examination of interpersonal adaptation. Communication Quarterly, 62, 155-178.

Toma, C. L., & D’Angelo, J. D. (2014). Tell-tale words linguistic cues used to infer the expertise of online medical advice. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 34(1), 25-45.

Quanbeck, A. R., Gustafson, D. H., Marsch, L. A., McTavish, F., Brown, R. T., Mares, M. L., … & McDowell, H. (2014). Integrating addiction treatment into primary care using mobile health technology: protocol for an implementation research study. Implementation Science, 9(1), 65.

Van Swol, L. M., & Braun, M. T. (2014). Channel choice, justification of deception, and detection. Journal of Communication, 64, 1139-1159.

Van Swol, L. M., & Braun, M. (2014). Communicating deception: Differences in language use, justification, and questions for lies, omissions, and truths. Group Decision and Negotiation, 6, 1343-1367.

Van Swol, L. M. (2014). Questioning the assumptions of deception research. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 33, 411-416.

Xenos, M.A., Vromen, A., & Loader, B. L. (2014). The great equalizer? Patterns of social media use and youth political engagement in three advanced democracies. Information, Communication, & Society. 17(2): 151-167.

2013

Bonaccio, S. & Van Swol, L. M. (2013). Combining information and judgments. For R. Dalal, & S. Highhouse (Eds.) Decision Making at Work. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology book series. Routledge.

Braun, M. T., Van Swol, L. M., & Malhotra, D. (2013). The language of deception. The European Business Review, November/December, pp. 45 – 47.

Liang, X., Ho, S. S., Brossard, D., Xenos, M. A., Scheufele, D. A., Anderson, A. A., Hao, X., & He, X. (2013). Value predispositions as perceptual filters: A cross-cultural comparison of public attitudes toward nanotechnology in the United States and Singapore. Public Understanding of Science.

Mares, M. L., & Pan, Z. (2013). Effects of Sesame Street: A meta-analysis of children’s learning in 15 countries. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 34, 140-151.

Mares, M. L., & Braun, M. T. (2013). Effects of conflict in tween sitcoms on moral reasoning about social exclusion. Journal of Children and Media, 7, 428-445.

Prahl, A., Dexter, F., Braun, M. T., & Van Swol, L. M. (2013). Review of experimental studies in social psychology of small groups related to operating room and anesthesia department decisions with best answers. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 117, 1221-1229.

Toma, C. L. (2013). Feeling better but doing worse: Effects of Facebook self-presentation on implicit self-esteem and cognitive task performance. Media Psychology, 16, 199-220.

Toma, C. L., & Hancock. J. T. (2013). Self-affirmation underlies Facebook use. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 321-331.

2012

Ellison, N. B., Hancock, J. T., & Toma, C. L. (2012). Profile as promise: A framework for conceptualizing the veracity of self-presentation in online dating profiles. New Media & Society, 14, 45-62.

Mares, M. L., Braun, M. T., & Hernandez, P. (2012).  Pessimism and anxiety:  Effects of tween sitcoms on expectations and feelings about peer relationships in school. Media Psychology, 15, 121-147.

Pan, Z. (2012). Internet use and citizen engagement: Generality and variations among areas and social groups. Journalism Bimonthly, 116, 42-53 (in Chinese).

Toma, C. L., & Hancock, J. T. (2012). What lies beneath: The linguistic traces of deception in online dating profiles. Journal of Communication, 62, 78-97.

Van Swol, L. M., Braun, M., & Malhotra, D. (2012). Evidence for the Pinocchio effect: Linguistic differences between lies, deception by omission, and truth. Discourse Processes, 49, 79-106.

Van Swol, L. M., Malhotra, D., & Braun, M. (2012). Deception and its detection: Effects of monetary incentives and personal relationship history. Communication Research, 39, 217- 238.

2011

Pan, Z., Yan, W., Jing, G., & Zheng, J. (2011). Exploring structured inequality in the Internet use Behavior: Evidence from a Chinese metropolis. Asian Journal of Communication, 21(2), 116-132.

Xenos, M.A., Becker, A.B., Anderson, A.A., Brossard, D., & Scheufele. (2011). Stimulating upstream engagement: An experimental study of nanotechnology information seeking. Social Science Quarterly, 92(5), 1191-1214.

Yu, H. & Pan, Z. (2011). The imagination and interpretation of a global metropolis: The Young Companion magazine and its contemporary revival. Open Times, 224, 54-69 (in Chinese).

2010

Mares, M. L., & Sun, Y. (2010). The multiple meanings of age for television content preferences. Human Communication Research, 36(3), 372-396.

Toma, C. L. (2010). Perceptions of trustworthiness online: The role of visual and verbal information. In proceedings of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW2010) (Savannah, GA, 2010), ACM Press.

Toma, C. L., & Hancock, J. T. (2010). Looks and lies: The role of physical
attractiveness in online dating self-presentation. Communication Research, 37, 335-351.

2009

Hancock, J. T. & Toma, C. L. (2009). Putting your best face forward: The accuracy of online dating profile photographs. Journal of Communication, 59, 367-386.

Mares, M. L. (2009). Educational programming and learning. The Sage handbook of media processes and effects, 331-344.

Xenos, M.A., & Becker, A.B. (2009). Moments of Zen: Effects of The Daily Show on information seeking and political learning. Political Communication, 26(3), 317-332.

2008

Hancock, J. T., Toma, C. L., & Fenner, K. (2008). I know something you don’t: The use of asymmetric personal information for interpersonal advantage. In proceedings of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW2008) (San Diego, CA, 2008), pp. 413-416, ACM Press.

Mares, M. L., & Acosta, E. E. (2008). Be kind to three-legged dogs: Children’s literal interpretations of TV’s moral lessons. Media Psychology,11(3), 377-399.

Mares, M. L., Palmer, E., & Sullivan, T. (2008). Prosocial effects of media exposure. The handbook of children, media, and development, 268-289.

Mares, M. L., Oliver, M. B., & Cantor, J. (2008). Age differences in adults’ emotional motivations for exposure to films. Media Psychology, 11(4), 488-511.

Toma, C. L., Hancock, J. T., & Ellison, N. B. (2008). Separating fact from fiction: Deceptive self- presentation in online dating profiles. Personality
and Social Psychology Bulletin
, 34, 1023-1036.