Reseach Focus: Science, Health, Environmental, and Risk
Selected Journal Articles
* indicates graduate student
Yang, Z. J. & Huang, J.* (in press). Seeking for your own sake: Chinese citizens’ motivations for information seeking about air pollution. Environmental Communication.
Ng, Y. *, Yang, Z. J., & Vishwanath, A. (in press). To fear or not to fear? Applying the social amplification of risk framework on two environmental health risks in Singapore. Journal of Risk Research.
Pittman, M. M.* & Yang, Z. J. (in press). Who is to blame? Framing HPV to influence vaccination intentions among college students. Health Communication.
Rickard, L. N., Yang, Z. J., Schuldt, J. P., Eosco, G., Scherer, C., & Daziano, R. A. (in press). Sizing up a superstorm: Exploring the role of recalled experience and attribution of responsibility in judgments of future hurricane risk. Risk Analysis.
Yang, Z. J. & Chu, H.* (in press). Who is afraid of the Ebola outbreak? The influence of discrete emotions on risk perception. Journal or Risk Research. doi: 10.1080/13669877.2016.1247378
Yang, Z. J. & Pittman, M. M.* (2017). The silver lining of shame: Framing HPV to influence vaccination intentions.Health Communication, 32(8), 987-994. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2016.1196420
Rickard, L. N., Yang, Z. J., & Schuldt, J. P. (2016). Here and now, then and there: How "departure dates" influence climate change engagement. Global Environmental Change, 38, 97-107. doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.03.003
Yang, Z. J. (2016). Altruism during Ebola: Risk perception, issue salience, cultural cognition, and information processing. Risk Analysis, 36(6), 1079-1089. doi: 10.1111/risa.12526
Chen, Y.* & Yang, Z. J. (2015). Message formats, numeracy, risk perceptions of alcohol-attributable cancer, and intentions for binge drinking among college students. Journal of Drug Education, 45(1), 37-55. doi: 10.1177/0047237915604062
Yang, Z. J. (2015). Predicting young adults’ intentions to get the H1N1 vaccine: An integrated model. Journal of Health Communication, 20(1), 69-79. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2014.904023
Yang, Z. J. & LaValley, S.* (2015). Health Information Seeking. In D. K. Kim & J. Dearing (Eds.), Health Communication Measures (pp. 45-55). Peter Lang Publishing Group.
Yang, Z. J. (2015). Informed Consent. In H. Cho, T. Reimer, & K. McComas (Eds.), Sage Handbook of Risk Communication (pp. 259-270). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Feeley, T. H. & Yang, Z. J. (2013). Promoting organ donation through communication campaigns, Chapter 11 in Organ Donation and Transplantation: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Nova Science Publishers, Inc.