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Jovanova and Woko Win 2021 Ackoff Fellowships

For the seventh year in a row, Annenberg doctoral students have won this fellowship from the Wharton School.

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Misinformation on Twitter Adversely Affects Adults’ Health Decisions

A new study is the first to explore the effect of misinformation on Twitter about e-cigarette harms.

Research

Coding the Emotions that Anti-tobacco Ads Evoke

Two sophomores interned this summer with Professor Andy Tan, designing and testing culturally appropriate anti-smoking campaigns for young women who identify as sexual minorities.

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Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Spotlights Mary Andrews

Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Spotlights Mary Andrews

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In Rural America, Religious Attendance and Norms Reduce Compassion for People Who Use Opioids

A new study found that religious individuals in Appalachian and Midwestern states were more likely to support punitive drug policies.

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Misplaced Trust: When Trust in Science Fosters Pseudoscience

Believing in science isn't enough to protect people from misinformation.

Faculty News

Jackson and Tan Mentor Doctoral Students on Conducting Community-Engaged Research

Thanks to a new Penn program, doctoral students Antoine Haywood and David S. Cordero are getting hands-on research experience.

Faculty News

Annenberg Faculty Receive $3.49 Million Grant to Study Vaping among LGBTQ+ Youth

Led by Professor Andy Tan, the research team aims to create anti-vaping messages tailored to LGBTQ+ teens.

Faculty News

Dolores Albarracín Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

A world-renowned social psychologist, she will be jointly appointed at the Annenberg School and Penn Nursing.

Research

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.