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Arun Vishwanath

Department of Communication, Associate Professor

Research Focus:  Information technology and consumer behavior

Contact Information

333 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 645-1163
Email: avishy@buffalo.edu

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Journal Articles

Vishwanath, A. (in-press). The psychology of the diffusion and acceptance of technology. In S. S. Sundar (Eds.) The Handbook of Psychology of Communication Technology, Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell.

Li, J., Vishwanath, A., & Rao, H. R. (in-press). Retweeting During the 2011 Japan Nuclear Radiation Incident: An Exploration of Risk and Reassurance Communication. Communications of the ACM.

Vishwanath, A., (in-press).  Negative public perceptions of juvenile diabetics: Applying attribution theory to understand the public's stigmatizing views. Health Communication.

Vishwanath, A., & LaVail, K.H. (2013). The role of attributional judgments when adopted computing technology fails: A comparison of Microsoft Windows PC user perceptions of Windows and Macs. Behavior and Information Technology, 1-13.

Egnoto, M.J., Svetieva, E., Vishwanath, A., & Ortega, C.R. (2013). Diffusion of emergency information during a crisis within a university. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 10 (1), 1-21. 

Wang, J., Chen, R., Vishwanath, A., Herath, T., & Rao, H. R. (2012). Why do people get phished? Testing individual differences in phishing vulnerability within an integrated information processing model. IEEE Transactions of Professional Communication, 55, 345-362.

Vishwanath, A., Egnoto, M.J., & Ortega, C.R. (2012). A retrospective analysis of Common Method Variance in communication research. Communication & Science Journal, September 10, 2012.

Sirianni, J.M., & Vishwanath, A. (2012). Sexually explicit user-generated content: Understanding motivations and behaviors using social cognitive theory.  Cyberpsychology: Journal of Pyschosocial Research on Cyberspace, 6 (1).

Vishwanath, A., Herath, T., Chen, R., Wang, J., & Rao, H. R. (2011). Why do people get phished? Testing individual differences in phishing vulnerability within an integrated, information processing model. Decision Support Systems, 51 (3), 576-586.

Vishwanath, A. (2011). Global differences in Internet diffusion: An empirical investigation into the effects of culture on the diffusion of the Internet. Communication and Science Journal.

Vishwanath, A., & Scamurra, S. (2007). Barriers to the adoption of electronic health records: Using concept mapping to develop a comprehensive empirical model. Health Informatics Journal, 13, 119-134.

Wang, J., Chen, R., Vishwanath, A., Herath, T., & Rao, H. R. (in-press). Why do people get phished? Testing individual differences in phishing vulnerability within an integrated information processing model. IEEE Transactions of Professional Communication.

Vishwanath, A., Winkelstein, P., & Singh, R.S. (2010). The impact of Electronic Medical Record systems on outpatient workflows: A longitudinal evaluation of its workflow effects. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 79, 778-791.

Vishwanath, A. (2009). Using frames to influence consumer willingness to pay for the Patient Health Record (PHR): A randomized experiment. Health Communication, 24, 473-482.

Vishwanath, A., Brodsky, L., Shaha, S., Leonard, M., & Cimino, M. (2009). Patterns and changes in prescriber attitudes toward PDA prescription-assistive technology. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 78, 330-339.

Vishwanath, A. (2009). From beliefs to intentions: The impact of framing on the adoption of innovations. Communication Monographs, 76, 177-206.

Vishwanath, A., Brodsky, L., & Shaha, S. (2009). Physician adoption of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs): Testing its determinants within a structural equation model. Journal of Health Communication, 14, 77-95.

Vishwanath, A., & Chen, H. (2008). Personal communication technologies as an extension of the self: A cross-cultural comparison of people’s associations with technology and their symbolic proximity with others. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 59, 1761-1775.

Vishwanath, A. (2008). The 360º news experience: Audience connections with the ubiquitous news organization. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 85, 7-22.

Vishwanath, A. (2007) Information Search Efficacy: A new measure and its initial tests. Communication Research Reports, 24, 195-203.   

Vishwanath, A., & Scamurra, S. (2007). Barriers to the adoption of electronic health records: Using concept mapping to develop a comprehensive empirical model. Health Informatics Journal, 13, 119-134.

Vishwanath, A. (2006). The effect of the number of opinion seekers and leaders on technology attitudes and choices. Human Communication Research, 32, 322-350.
    
Vishwanath, A., & Chen, H. (2006). Technology clusters: Using multidimensional scaling to evaluate and structure technology clusters. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 57, 1451-1460.

Vishwanath, A., & Barnett, G.A. (2005). An empirical investigation into the structure of bidding in online auctions. Electronic Markets, 15, 261-268.

Vishwanath, A. (2005). An empirical investigation into the impact of personality on technology adoption: A structural approach. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 56, 803-811.

Vishwanath, A. (2004).  An empirical investigation in to the use of heuristics and information cues by bidders in online auctions. Electronic Markets: Special Issue on Online Auctions, 14, 178-185.

Vishwanath, A. (2004). Manifestations of interpersonal trust in online interaction: A cross-cultural study comparing the differential utilization of seller ratings by eBay participants in Canada, France, and Germany. New Media & Society, 6, 219-234.

Vishwanath, A. (2003). Comparing online information effects: A cross-cultural comparison of online information and uncertainty avoidance. Communication Research, 30, 579-598.

Vishwanath, A., & Goldhaber, G.M. (2003). An examination of the factors contributing to adoption decisions among late diffused technology products. New Media & Society, 5, 547-572.