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Largest Quantitative Synthesis to Date Reveals What Predicts Human Behavior and How to Change It

Prof. Dolores Albarracín and her team dug through years of research on the science behind behavior change to determine the best ways to promote changes in behavior.

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Dolores Albarracín Named 2023 American Academy for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Albarracín is being recognized for her contributions to social psychology, public health, and science communication.


Collaborating to Advance Health Communication

As a generation of pioneering scholars retired, several new hires are working together to continue Annenberg’s legacy as a leader in Health Communication.


State Laws Shape the Social Norms Around Vaccines — and Get People Vaccinated

In an effort to understand what encourages people to get vaccinated, researchers from the Social Action Lab and the Annenberg Public Policy Center examined how state laws and policies affect vaccination rates.


Research in Brief: Anti-Smoking Messages for LGBTQ+ Young Women

In an effort to understand how to reduce smoking among LGBQT+ young women, Professor Andy Tan and colleagues tested tailored anti-smoking campaigns.

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Professor Andy Tan and Community Partners Receive 2023 Provost/Netter Center Faculty-Community Partnership Award

Tan and community partners Cross-Grade Sports and OurSpace were honored for their collaborative work in the West Philadelphia community.


Communication Neuroscience Lab Visiting Undergraduate Students Present Research at Major Academic Conference

For ten weeks, Denise Cortés-Cortés from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez and Arden Spehar from Vassar College were immersed...


Over a Third of Americans Worry About Getting the Flu, RSV, or COVID-19

Over a third of American adults worry that they or someone in their family will get the seasonal flu, COVID-19...

Vaccine Confidence Falls as Belief in Health Misinformation Grows

Americans have less confidence in vaccines to address a variety of illnesses than they did just a year or two...


Annenberg and Penn Nursing Partner With Camden County To Launch Virtual Reality Narcan Training

In conjunction with the School of Nursing, the Annenberg Virtual Reality ColLABorative continues efforts to train as many people as possible on administering the lifesaving overdose reversal medication.