Yu-Hao Lee

Kun Xu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor in emerging media, has been named a 2020-2021 UF Global Fellow by the UF International Center and the Office of Global Research. As a fellow, Xu will conduct a study of how users’ feedback, social groups, and…

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Posted: December 11, 2020

Social media has played an important role in mobilizing collective social actions around the world. Occupy Wall Street, #BlackLivesMatter, and #MeToo are just a few examples of movements for social change that gained speed via social media channels. Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate…

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Posted: September 8, 2020

Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor, is the co-author of “How Video Streamers’ Mental Health Disclosures Affect Viewers’ Risk Preparations” published in Health Communication on Aug. 26. Lee, Chien Wen Yuan and Donghee Yvette Wohn examined how exposure to an online streamers’ depression…

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Posted: August 31, 2020

Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication associate professor, is the co-author of “The More the Merrier? The Effects of System-Aggregated Group Size Information on User’s Efficacy and Intention to Participate in Collective Actions” published in Internet Research on July 21. In the article, Lee and…

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Posted: July 29, 2020

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty, Carma Bylund, Yu-Hao Lee, Matt Sheehan and Tim Sorel, have recently been promoted and two were granted tenure. Bylund was granted tenure and is now a full professor in the Public Relations Department. She is also an associate professor in…

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Posted: June 23, 2020

Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, is the co-author of “The Privacy Calculus of ’Friending’ Across Multiple Social Media Platforms” published in Social Media + Society on June 16. In the article, Lee and Chien Wen Yuan examine required privacy disclosures when building…

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Posted: June 17, 2020

Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, is the co-author of “Emotional Framing of News on Sexual Assault and Partisan User Engagement Behaviors” published in Journalism & Mass Communications Quarterly on June 10. Lee and UF CJC doctoral student Mo Chen examined how emotional…

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Posted: June 12, 2020

Existing research indicates that  professional law enforcement officers are generally no better than untrained novices at detecting deception. Moreover, traditional training methods are often less effective than no training at all at improving successful detection. University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Assistant Professor Yu-Hao Lee discusses his…

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Posted: October 25, 2019

As people age, they can experience a sense of social isolation as their peer group begins to diminish and as their mobility and mental faculties begin to decline. To combat this isolation, maintaining social connectedness, or the relationship between a person and society, is key. Studies have shown that a…

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Posted: August 5, 2019

Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, is the author of “Older Adults’ Digital Gameplay, Social Capital, Social Connectedness, and Civic Participation” published in Games Studies, Volume 19, Issue 1, May 2019. According to the study, “Results showed that older adults who played alone…

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Posted: July 9, 2019

Yu-Hao Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication assistant professor, is the co-author of “Training Law Enforcement Officers to Identify Reliable Deception Cues with a Serious Digital Game” published in the International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019. Lee, and co-authors Claude Miller, Norah Dunbar, Mathew Jensen, and…

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Posted: June 28, 2019

People think that they make decisions based on rationally analyzed choices, but research shows that people frequently make decisions based on irrelevant information due to unconscious cognitive biases. How can people avoid relying on cognitive shortcuts that leave them vulnerable to making poor choices? New research suggests they might want…

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Posted: April 27, 2018