Research Fridays features faculty and graduate students from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications presenting current research to their colleagues. On April 14, 2023, Public Relations Department Associate Professor and Chair Myiah Hutchens presented “Understanding Communication and Polarization.”

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Posted: April 23, 2023

Why do we focus more on the bad than the good? Why do we seek out the more traumatic vs. feel good news stories? It is well documented through “negativity bias” research that negative information is weighted greater than positive information, whether it be judging others facial expressions or recalling…

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Posted: June 25, 2021