Advice to students:
Stay curious, keep trying, and care for yourself.
Refereed Journal Articles/Conference Proceedings
Wang, J., & Tanes-Ehle, Z. (2022). Examining the effects of conversational chatbots on changing conspiracy beliefs about science: The paradox of interactivity. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. https://doi.org/10.1080/08838151.2022.2153842
Wang, J., & Sundar, S. S. (2022). Liking versus commenting on online news: effects of expression affordances on political attitudes. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 27(6), 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1093/jcmc/zmac018
Molina, M. D., Wang, J., Sundar, S. S., Le, T., & DiRusso, C. (2022). Reading, commenting and sharing of fake news: How online bandwagons and bots dictate user engagement. Communication Research, Advanced Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/00936502211073398
Brinberg, M., Ram, N., Wang, J., Sundar, S. S., Cummings, J. J., Yeykelis, L., & Reeves, B. (2022). Screenertia: understanding “stickiness”of media through temporal changes in screen use. Communication Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/00936502211062778
Wang, J. & Sundar, S. S. (2021). Are we more reactive to persuasive health messages when they appear in our customized interfaces? The role of sense of identity and sense of control, Health Communication, Advanced Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2021.1885772
Wang, J., Yang, H., Shao, R., Abdullah, S., & Sundar, S. S. (2020). Alexa as coach: Leveraging smart speakers to build social agents that reduce public speaking anxiety. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1-13). https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376561
Wang, J., Molina, M. D., & Sundar, S. S. (2020). When expert recommendation contradicts peer opinion: Relative social influence of valence, group identity and artificial intelligence. Computers in Human Behavior. 107.106278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2020.106278
Wang, J., & Wei, L. (2020). Fear and hope, bitter and sweet: Emotion sharing of cancer community on Twitter. Social Media + Society. 6(1). https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305119897319
Cho, E. Molina, M. D., & Wang, J. (2019). The effects of modality, device, and task differences on human-likeness in virtual assistant interaction. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 22(8), 515-520. https://doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2018.0571
Sundar, S. S., Cho, E., & Wang, J. (2018). Interacting with mobile media. In K. Norman & J. Kirakowski (Eds.), Handbook of human-computer interaction (pp. 615-639). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.