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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.

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Concerns over Infecting Others Matter More for Vaccination in Sparsely Populated Areas

Concerns over infecting others play a greater role in people’s willingness to be vaccinated in sparsely populated areas than dense urban ones, according to a new study.

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In Conversation with Emile Bruneau: A Video Series

Watch Bruneau explain his research in his own words.

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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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Videos, Webinars and Lots of Feedback: Medical Training’s Shift Amid COVID-19

A new virtual reality training video helps doctors learn how to treat 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.