Helping Mothers and Daughters Talk about Environmental Breast Cancer Risk and Risk-Reducing Lifestyle Behaviors
With breast cancer as the most commonly diagnosed cancer for women in the U.S. and the leading cause of death for women in the world, it is critical for mothers and daughters to discuss the disease, potential causes and how to reduce risks of developing breast cancer.
Dr. Jieun Shin: Algorithms and Their Impact on Misinformation
Dr. Jieun Shin discusses her research on algorithms, AI and the spread of misinformation.
Conservatives are More Likely Than Liberals to Exist in a Media Echo Chamber
As partisan news networks like Fox News and MSNBC have risen in popularity, so has the polarization of many Americans’ political views. New research finds that while both liberal and conservative media contribute to polarization, conservatives are more likely to be part of a media echo chamber, trusting fewer sources and seeking information from a narrower range of news outlets.
Media for Coping During COVID-19 Social Distancing: Stress, Anxiety, and Psychological Well-Being
The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused anxiety and stress in most people, but college students specifically have had to learn to cope with uncertainty and upheaval from their normal routine. Researchers found that the more anxiety a student experiences, generally, the more media they consume to combat their weariness.