Research and Creative Interests
- Media Psychology
- Social and Psychological Media Effects
- Political Psychology
- Health Behavior
Refereed Published Articles and Chapters
Zheng, X. & Lu, Y. (2021). News consumption and affective polarization in Taiwan: The mediating roles of likeminded discussion and relative hostile media perception. The Social Science Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/03623319.2021.1933877
Zheng, X., Li, W., Wong, S., & Lin, S. (2021). Social media and e-cigarette use among US youth: Longitudinal evidence on the roles of online advertisement exposure and risk perception. Addictive Behaviors. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.106916
Zheng, X., Wu, S. (co-first author), & Nie, D. (2021). Online health misinformation and corrective message in China: A comparison of message features. Communication Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/10510974.2021.1917437
Zheng, X., Lang, A., & Ewoldsen, D. (2021). The measurement of positive and negative affect in media research. In Routledge International Handbook of Emotions and Media, 2nd edition. Routledge. DOI: 10.4324/9780429465758-4
Zheng, X., & Lin, S. (forthcoming). How does online e-cigarette advertising promote youth’s e-cigarette use? The mediating roles of social norm and risk perceptions. Health Communication.
Zheng, J., Chen, Q., & Zheng, X. (2021). Transitions in Marital, Parental, Occupational Status, and Political News Consumption in China. The Social Science Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/03623319.2021.1979319
Wu, S., Wang, Y., & Zheng, X. (2019). Game of source credibility: Sources and narratives of health misinformation and corrective information (in Chinese). Global Media Journal, 20, 73-91.
Lang, A., Han, J., Zheng, X., Almond, A., Lynch, T., & Matthews, N. (2018). Learning to play: How virtual world affordances drive adaptation and learning in Grand Theft Auto. In Evolutionary Psychology and Digital Games(pp. 179-192). Routledge.
Potter, R. F., Sites, J., Jamison-Koenig, E., & Zheng, X. (2018). The impact of cognitive load on the cardiac orienting response to auditory structural features during natural radio listening situations. Journal of Cognition, 1, 39. doi: 10.5334/joc.43
Refereed Published Abstracts
Zheng, X. & Han, J. (2019). Physiological responses to audiovisual media messages by people with different political attitudes and moral motives. In PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY (Vol. 56)
Read, G., Zheng, X., Sarria, L. C., Lu, Y., & Potter, R. (2017). News highlighting gender identity of models in fashion ads affect responses to the ads themselves. In PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY (Vol. 54, pp. S147-S147).
Han, J. & Zheng, X. (2017). A physiological examination of two copying style models. In PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY (Vol. 54, pp. S53-S53).