Xuerong Lu

PhD student, Graduate Studies

Xuerong is a first year PhD student in mass communication at Grady College. Her research interests focus on health and science communication, and risk communication. She is interested in the interactions between individuals and media in context of controversial topics. These include public attitudes toward emerging technology, public understanding of controversial science, the process underlying the attitude change and decision making of the public when exposed to the media.

Xuerong Lu

Public health, behavioural science and new media technologies.

Publications

2021

How shades of truth and age affect responses to COVID-19 (Mis) information: randomized survey experiment among WhatsApp users in UK and Brazil

Journal

Humanities and Social Sciences Communications

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2022

Think Before You Share: Beliefs and Emotions that Shaped COVID-19 Information Vetting Cognitions among WhatsApp Users in the United Kingdom.

Journal

Telematics & Informatics

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