Emily Falk, Ph.D.
Emily Falk is a Professor of Communication, Psychology, and Marketing at the University of Pennsylvania, Director of Penn's Communication Neuroscience Lab, and a Distinguished Fellow of the Annenberg Public Policy Center. Falk is an expert in the science of behavior change. Her research uses tools from psychology, neuroscience and communication to examine what makes messages persuasive, why and how ideas spread and what makes people effective communicators. Her research has been recognized by numerous awards, including early career awards from the International Communication Association, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Attitudes Division, a Fulbright grant, and Social and Affective Neuroscience Society, a DARPA Young Faculty Award, the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award. She was named a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science. She received her bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from Brown University, and her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
COMM 310: The Communication Research Experience
COMM 423: Communication and Social Influence Laboratory
COMM 811: Social Influence, Media Effects and the Brain
COMM 883: Describing Your Data
COMM 898: Social Influence, Media Effects and the Brain
Emily Falk studies behavior change, persuasion, and how ideas and behaviors spread.