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Empathy and the Hostile Media Phenomenon

Stephanie Jean Tsang.

in Journal of Communication

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Use of Technology in Communication; Communication Theory and Methodology; Communication and Cultural Studies; International and Global Communication. 9205 words.

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Since partisan individuals from opposing sides of an issue are likely to perceive the exact same news story as being biased against their personal...

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Simultaneous and Successive Emotion Experiences and Health and Risk Messaging

Andrea Kloss and Anne Bartsch.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 9183 words.

Emotions are an important part of how audiences connect with health and risk messages. Feelings such as fear, anger, joy, or empathy are not just byproducts of information processing, but...

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Forgiveness Communication and Health

Douglas L. Kelley, Bianca M. Wolf and Shelby E. Broberg.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 10830 words.

Research on forgiveness and its health-related effects has steadily increased since the late 20th century. Most of the forgiveness-health literature demonstrates that forgiveness indirectly...

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Intergroup Contact

Jake Harwood.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 7702 words.

Contact between members of different groups has long been advocated as a productive means for reducing intergroup prejudice. The empirical evidence supports this notion, with hundreds of...

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Appeal to Bystander Interventions: A Normative Approach to Health and Risk Messaging

Shawn Meghan Burn.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 9748 words.

Bystander intervention is a form of helping that occurs when onlookers intercede to provide direct or indirect aid to a victim. When bystanders step in to prevent or reduce harm to others,...

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Adherence and Communication

Morgan Snyder and Kelly Haskard-Zolnierek.

in Communication

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 5413 words.

Patient adherence is the extent to which an individual follows the treatment regimen that was prescribed during a medical visit. It is estimated that 25 percent to 50 percent of patients...

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Intergroup Metaphors

Elise Holland, Michelle Stratemeyer and Nick Haslam.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 10196 words.

Intergroup metaphors represent human groups as nonhuman entities, such as animals, objects, plants, or forces of nature. These metaphors are abundant, diverse in meanings, and frequently...

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Violent Media Content and Effects

Robert Busching, Johnie J. Allen and Craig A. Anderson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 8183 words.

In our modern age, electronic media usage is prevalent in almost every part of the world. People are more connected than ever before with easy access to highly portable devices (e.g.,...

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Supportive Communication Providers for Chronic Disease Management

Kristin L. Farris and Maureen P. Keeley.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 12451 words.

Social support in the context of chronic illness management is important, as individuals diagnosed with these conditions and their loved ones often experience increased distress, reduced...

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The Role of Emotional Mimicry in Intergroup Relations

Ursula Hess and Agneta Fischer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 10580 words.

What is the role of emotional mimicry in intergroup relations? There are different theoretical accounts of the function and underlying processes of emotional mimicry. A review of research...

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Intercultural Friendships

Elisabeth Gareis.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 12112 words.

Following the devastation of World War II, policymakers and scholars worked to advance international partnerships and mutual understanding. In the 1940s and 1950s, international student...

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Appeals to Morality in Health and Risk Messaging

Ann Neville Miller.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 7789 words.

Many health- and risk-related behaviors have moral implications. Most obvious are altruistic behaviors like blood donation. However, issues related to promoting the wellbeing of friends and...

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Identification with Media Characters

Jonathan Cohen.

in Communication

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 9780 words.

One of the advantages that communication, especially mass communication, provides humans is that it enables us to be part of many experiences to which our immediate environment does not...

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Zoos and Aquariums as Informal Learning Environments for Climate Change Communication

Susan Clayton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 11694 words.

A great deal of learning takes place outside of the standard curriculum. School-based education is often insufficient to address climate change; many schools do little to cover the topic,...

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