2014 conference papers

Akin, H., Yeo, S. K., Scheufele, D. A., Brossard, D., & Xenos, M. A. (2014, May). The spillover heuristic? How the GMO labeling debate affects information processing of nanotechnology. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Seattle, WA.

Cacciatore, M. A., Yeo, S. K., Scheufele, D. A., Corley, E. A., Brossard, D., & Xenos, M. A. (2014, December). Framing, priming and recency effects in risk communication: Exploring opinion formation of “post-normal” science. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Society for Risk Analysis, Denver, CO.

Cacciatore, M. A., Browning, N., Scheufele, D. A., Brossard, D., Xenos, M., & Corley, E. A. (2014, August). Opposing ends of the spectrum: Predicting trust in scientific and religious authorities. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Montreal, Canada.

Cacciatore, M. A., Scheufele, D. A., Brossard, D., & Xenos, M. A. (2014, May). Nanotechnology, synthetic biology, and nuclear power: Understanding the social media discourse of science issues. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Seattle, WA.

Doroshenko, L. (2014, May). News web and newspapers: Causes and remedies for political polarizationPaper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Seattle, WA.

Kim, J., Runge, K. K., Xenos, M. A., Brossard, D., & Scheufele, D. A. (2014, May). Engaging readers: What makes readers actively seek more information during controversial message processing. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Seattle, WA.

Koh, E. J., Pfeiffer, L., Dunwoody, S., Brossard, D., & Peters, H. P. (2014, August). Medialization of science as a predictor for scientists’ participation in public engagement. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Montreal, Canada.

Li, N., Su, L. Y.-F., Liang, X., Brossard, D., & Scheufele, D. A. (2014, May). Policy decision-making, public involvement and nuclear energy: What do expert stakeholders think and why? Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Seattle, WA.

Liang, X., Akin, H., Xenos, M. A., Scheufele, D. A., & Brossard, D. (2014 August). Seeking and learning: Examining selective exposure to media coverage of a controversial scientific issue. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Montreal, Canada.

Liang, X., Su, L. Y.-F., Yeo, S. K., Scheufele, D. A., Brossard, D., Xenos, M. A., Nealey, P., & Corley, E. A. (2014, May). Building buzz: (Scientists) communicating science in new media environments. Paper presented at the 13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference, Salvador, Brazil.

Simis, M., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. (2014, December). Spilled chemicals and new media in Appalachia: The role of social media in the Elk River chemical spill. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Society for Risk Analysis, Denver, CO.

Simis, M. J. (2014, May). Predicting adherence to the deficit model: Research scientists‘ perceptions of how lay individuals form attitudes toward nanotechnology. Paper presented at the 13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference, Salvador, Brazil.

Su, L. Y.-F., & Spartz, J. (2014 August). Cueing attitudes and behaviors about climate change: Heuristic processing and social norm cues on YouTube. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Montreal, Canada.

Yeo, S. K., Cacciatore, M. A., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2014, May). Twitter as the social media of choice for sharing science. Paper presented at the 13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference, Salvador, Brazil.

Yeo, S. K., Xenos, M. A., Brossard, D., & Scheufele, D. A. (2014, May). Contextual cues, selective exposure, and information utility. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Seattle, WA.