Research on “dispositional attitude” by Dolores Albarracín of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts & Sciences as it relates to a person’s activity level is highlighted.
Annenberg School for Communication
Daniel Romer and Patrick Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center are quoted about their research that found a parallel between television violence and viewers’ real-life fears about crime.
Who would you rather have as a fitness partner: a paragon of athleticism and dedication who could motivate you to exceed your current level of fitness or an equal, with whom you could exchange tips and encouragement on the road to better health?
Research on the impact of “The Colbert Report” on viewers’ civic knowledge, led by Bruce Hardy of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, is featured.
Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “More and more, the stories that are told about us are told through numbers and the collection of data about us.”