Emily K Vraga

Don and Carole Larson Professorship in Health Communications

20092019
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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Wisconsin

External positions

Associate Professor, George Mason University

Aug 23 2018May 23 2019

Assistant Professor, George Mason University

Aug 23 2012Aug 22 2018

Post-Doctoral Research Instructor, The George Washington University

Aug 1 2011Jul 31 2012

Research interests

  • misinformation
  • correction
  • social media
  • biased processing
  • news literacy
  • party affiliation
  • disagreement

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Research Output 2009 2019

Accidentally Attentive:Comparing visual, close-ended, and open-ended measures of attention on social media

Vraga, E. K., Bode, L., Smithson, A. B. & Troller-Renfree, S., Oct 1 2019, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 99, p. 235-244 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Media
Research Personnel
Visual Attention

Correction: Controversy matters: Impacts of topic and solution controversy on the perceived credibility of a scientist who advocates(PLoS ONE 12:11 (e0187511) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187511)

Beall, L., Myers, T. A., Kotcher, J. E., Vraga, E. K. & Maibach, E. W., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 1, e0211289.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Climate Change
Weather
Cannabis
Climate change
human influenza
1 Citation (Scopus)

Designing and Testing News Literacy Messages for Social Media

Tully, M., Vraga, E. K. & Bode, L., Jan 1 2019, In : Mass Communication and Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaccines
social media
news
literacy
Health

Engaging with the other side: using news media literacy messages to reduce selective exposure and avoidance

Vraga, E. K. & Tully, M., Jan 2 2019, In : Journal of Information Technology and Politics. 16, 1, p. 77-86 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Websites
news
Agglomeration
literacy
Concretes

News, entertainment, or both? Exploring audience perceptions of media genre in a hybrid media environment

Edgerly, S. & Vraga, E. K., Jun 1 2019, In : Journalism. 20, 6, p. 807-826 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

entertainment
Design of experiments
genre
news
social function