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AHA! Lab Studies How Daily Moments Impact Long-Term Behavior

The Addiction, Health, and Adolescence Lab is led by Professor David Lydon-Staley.

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Virtual Reality Trains Public to Reverse Opioid Overdoses

Researchers have developed an immersive video to train people on carrying and using naloxone.

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How Misinformed Vaccine Beliefs Affect Policy Views

Vaccine misperceptions are the strongest driver of opposition to pro-vaccination public policies.

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Countering Anti-Vaccination Influences from Social Media — with Conversation

The flu vaccine is considered one of the great achievements in public health, but social media messages still abound with skepticism and falsehoods about vaccination.

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Meeting the Challenge of Vaccination Hesitancy: Q&A with Damon Centola

Can the study of network dynamics offer solutions for curbing the anti-vaccine movement?

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Better Care for COVID Patients Through Virtual Reality

Kyle Cassidy helped create a virtual reality training video to teach doctors how to care for COVID-19 patients.

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Leeann Siegel Wins 2020 Ackoff Fellowship

Siegel's project aims to understand the effects of media exposure on health risk behaviors.

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Local News Volume Does Not Increase Pro-Social Behaviors During COVID-19

A new study from doctoral candidate Sean Fischer shows the limits of local news to overcome nationally polarized issues.

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Use of Conservative and Social Media Linked with COVID-19 Misinformation

People who rely on mainstream TV and print news are better informed.

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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.