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Research Output 2006 2018

2018

Fair Game: Using Simulators to Change Likelihood of Distracted Driving at the Minnesota State Fair

Downs, E., Limperos, A., Strange, S., Schultz, W., Engberg, A., Oyaas, T., Gala, D., Bloom, N. R., Bloom, K., Harpster, K., Liu, X. & Petters, N., Mar 15 2018, In : Communication Research Reports. 35, 2, p. 121-130 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curbs
Fog
Simulators
simulation
Experiments
1 Citation (Scopus)

Memory Task Performance Across Augmented and Virtual Reality

Willemsen, P., Jaros, W., McGregor, C., Downs, E. P., Berndt, M. & Passofaro, A., Aug 24 2018, 25th IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces, VR 2018 - Proceedings. Steinicke, F., Thomas, B., Kiyokawa, K. & Welch, G. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 723-724 2 p. 8446457

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Augmented reality
Augmented Reality
Virtual Reality
Virtual reality
Data storage equipment
2017
public space
Design of experiments
Education
learning
invasive species
2015

Driving home the message: Using a video game simulator to steer attitudes away from distracted driving

Downs, E. P., Mar 31 2015, Gamification: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Global, Vol. 4-4. p. 1673-1687 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fog
Simulators
Experiments
8 Citations (Scopus)

Exam performance and attitudes toward multitasking in six, multimedia-multitasking classroom environments

Downs, E. P., Tran, A., McMenemy, R. & Abegaze, N., Aug 1 2015, In : Computers and Education. 86, p. 250-259 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

multiple stress
Multitasking
multimedia
classroom
performance
13 Citations (Scopus)

Expanding the Scope of Instructional Communication Research: Looking Beyond Classroom Contexts

Sellnow, D. D., Limperos, A., Frisby, B. N., Sellnow, T. L., Spence, P. R. & Downs, E. P., Aug 8 2015, In : Communication Studies. 66, 4, p. 417-432 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

communication research
classroom
Communication
communication
teacher
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)
Fog
Simulators
Experiments
2011
9 Citations (Scopus)

iPedagogy: Using Multimedia Learning Theory to iDentify Best Practices For MP3 Player Use in Higher Education

Downs, E., Boyson, A. R., Alley, H. & Bloom, N. R., May 1 2011, In : Journal of Applied Communication Research. 39, 2, p. 184-200 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning theory
best practice
multimedia
Education
learning aid
8 Citations (Scopus)

" We won" vs. "They lost": Exploring ego-enhancement and self-preservation tendencies in the context of video game play

Downs, E. & Shyam Sundar, S., Jan 1 2011, In : Entertainment Computing. 2, 1, p. 23-28 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports
Experiments
2010
119 Citations (Scopus)

Keeping abreast of hypersexuality: A video game character content analysis

Downs, E. P. & Smith, S. L., Jan 1 2010, In : Sex Roles. 62, 11, p. 721-733 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Video Games
computer game
content analysis
Clothing
body image
2009
3 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring Prosocial Behavior, Altruism, and Compassionate Love on US Television

Smith, S. L., Smith, S. W., Pieper, K. M., Downs, E., Yoo, J. H., Bowden, B., Ferris, A. & Butler, M. C., Feb 24 2009, The Science of Compassionate Love: Theory, Research, and Applications. Wiley Blackwell, p. 53-77 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Altruism
Love
Television
2007
37 Citations (Scopus)

Drama theory and entertainment education: Exploring the effects of a radio drama on behavioral intentions to limit HIV transmission in ethiopia

Smith, R. A., Downs, E. & Witte, K., Jun 1 2007, In : Communication Monographs. 74, 2, p. 133-153 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
entertainment
drama
radio
Education
2006
33 Citations (Scopus)

Altruism on American television: Examining the amount of, and context surrounding, acts of helping and sharing

Smith, S. W., Smith, S. L., Pieper, K. M., Yoo, J. H., Ferris, A. L., Downs, E. & Bowden, B., Dec 1 2006, In : Journal of Communication. 56, 4, p. 707-727 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

altruism
Television
television
Cables
cognitive theory