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Having a Strong Life Purpose Eases the Loneliness of COVID-19 Isolation

Those who felt their life was guided by meaningful values or goals were more willing to engage in COVID-19 protective behaviors.

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Delivering the News with Humor Makes Young Adults More Likely to Remember and Share

A new study found that news clips involving humor activated more brain regions than non-humorous clips.

Faculty News

Falk Wins 2020 SANS Early Career Award

This award is the newest in a series of early career awards Falk has received.

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The Annenberg School Welcomes 13 New Visiting Scholars and Postdoctoral Fellows

Learn a little bit about the research interests of our new postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars.

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Annenberg Researchers Shift Focus to Coronavirus

Topics include media consumption and misinformation, social media whistle blowers, partisanship, impact on workers, and more.

Faculty News

Communication Neuroscience Scholar Emily Falk Promoted to Full Professor

She is an innovative and collaborative scholar, a thoughtful teacher, and a committed supporter of young researchers.

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For People with Strong Life Purpose, Making Healthier Choices May Be Less Effortful, New Study Shows

Some people experience less decisional conflict when making health related choices.

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Thinking Beyond Yourself Can Make You More Open to Healthy Lifestyle Choices

A new study investigated how people respond to health messaging.

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People Who Don't Read the News Are Better at Predicting Which Articles Will Go Viral, Study Finds

The researchers analyzed the brain responses of 40 people as they read article headlines.

Undergraduate News

Communication Majors Get Hands-On, Quantitative Research Experience in New Course

This kind of course on study design and statistical methods often isn't taught until graduate school.