Elsevier launches a trans-inclusive name change policy

London, March 29, 2021 – Elsevier , a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, is proud to launch a trans-inclusive policy for author name changes . This allows authors to retrospectively return to previously peer-reviewed articles of record…

Shimmer Research launches [email protected] platform to enable at-home online psychophysiological neuromarketing research

[email protected]™ assesses participants’ emotional responses to a wide variety of entertainment, advertisements, marketing materials and other stimuli in their own home

Research analyses misinformation and media coverage during COVID-19

At an informative level, the highlighted aspect during the first few months of the pandemic was the leading role of experts in “the need for authorised voices that can somehow contextualise what is happening, especially in a situation of uncertainty”,…

Anglo-German project to investigate the role of translation in post-war European magazines

The British Arts and Humanities Research Council and the German Research Foundation are funding the research project ‘Spaces of Translation: European Magazine Cultures’ run jointly by Nottingham Trent University and Mainz University

Broadsheet newspapers follow the lead of tabloids in reporting misinformation

Broadsheet newspapers follow the lead of tabloids in reporting misinformation about UK and Swiss political and business events. ### Article Title: Misinformation and herd behavior in media markets: A cross-national investigation of how tabloids’ attention to misinformation drives broadsheets’ attention…

Wearable circuits printed directly on human skin

Wearable electronics are getting smaller, more comfortable and increasingly capable of interfacing with the human body. To achieve a truly seamless integration, electronics could someday be printed directly on people’s skin. As a step toward this goal, researchers reporting in…

Television advertising limits can reduce childhood obesity, study concludes

Limiting the hours of television advertising for foods and beverages high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) could make a meaningful contribution to reducing childhood obesity, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Oliver Mytton…

Video is not always effective in science communication

Audiences shown a video about coral reefs had less willingness to pay (WTP) for conservation than when shown a slideshow of texts and photographs. The findings suggest the importance of the type and amount of information used in science communication.…

Anti-climate action statements get more visibility in news coverage, study finds

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — When organizations take a stand against actions to combat climate change, they get more news coverage than their pro-climate action peers, according to a new study by a Brown University researcher. Rachel Wetts, an assistant…

Our itch to share helps spread COVID-19 misinformation

To stay current about the Covid-19 pandemic, people need to process health information when they read the news. Inevitably, that means people will be exposed to health misinformation, too, in the form of false content, often found online, about the illness.

Kudos and Impact Science partner to offer communications services to research stakeholders

London, June 16, 2020 – Kudos, the award-winning networking and communications tracking service for accelerating research impact, has announced a partnership with Impact Science, a Cactus Communications brand that offers solutions for science dissemination and engagement with peers, public, and…

Kudos and Impact Science partner to offer communications services to research stakeholders

London, June 16, 2020 – Kudos, the award-winning networking and communications tracking service for accelerating research impact, has announced a partnership with Impact Science, a Cactus Communications brand that offers solutions for science dissemination and engagement with peers, public, and…

In anti-piracy work, blocking websites more effective when multiple sites are targeted

An important challenge facing media industries today is whether and how copyright policy should be adapted to the realities of the digital age. The invention and subsequent adoption of filesharing technologies has eroded the strength of copyright law across many…

Newspapers report on car safety recalls less when manufacturers advertise more with them

Is the reporting of media outlets biased in favor of firms that advertise with them? A new study looked at the relationship between advertising by car manufacturers in U.S. newspapers and news coverage of car safety recalls in the early…

Newspapers report on car safety recalls less when manufacturers advertise more with them

Is the reporting of media outlets biased in favor of firms that advertise with them? A new study looked at the relationship between advertising by car manufacturers in U.S. newspapers and news coverage of car safety recalls in the early…

‘Fake news’ increases consumer demands for corporate action

New research finds that “fake news” inspires consumers to demand corrective action from companies – even if the company is a victim of the fake news story. The study also supports the idea that most people feel they are better…

Juan M. Madera named SIOP Fellow

Juan M. Madera, PhD has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Madera was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational…

Brian Welle named SIOP Fellow

Brian Welle, PhD has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Welle was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational psychology…

Janine Waclawski named SIOP Fellow

Janine Waclawski, PhD has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Waclawski was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational psychology…

Shonna D. Waters named SIOP Fellow

Shonna D. Waters, PhD has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Waters was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational…

Suzanne S. Masterson named SIOP fellow

Suzanne S. Masterson, PhD has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Masterson was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational…

Scott M. Brooks named SIOP Fellow

Scott M. Brooks, PhD has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Brooks was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational…

UTSA examines reporters’ portrayal of US border under Trump

(San Antonio — February 12, 2020) Social scientists analyzed journalistic stories over the course of three years in the run-up and during the Trump campaign. The researchers found that the long-held implicit beliefs that tend to shape American thought about…

UTSA examines reporters’ portrayal of US border under Trump

(San Antonio — February 12, 2020) Social scientists analyzed journalistic stories over the course of three years in the run-up and during the Trump campaign. The researchers found that the long-held implicit beliefs that tend to shape American thought about…

Likelihood of e-book purchases increase 31% by combining previews and reviews

Research reveals consumers don’t simply rely on other peoples’ opinions in reviews but leverage a combination of reviews and previews when purchasing e-books. The purchase likelihood escalates 31% when consumers are exposed to both e-book previews and reviews. Purchase likelihood…

Likelihood of e-book purchases increase 31% by combining previews and reviews

Research reveals consumers don’t simply rely on other peoples’ opinions in reviews but leverage a combination of reviews and previews when purchasing e-books. The purchase likelihood escalates 31% when consumers are exposed to both e-book previews and reviews. Purchase likelihood…