Jakob D. Jensen

Curriculum Vitae

Jakob D. Jensen portrait
  • Associate Dean for Research College of Humanities
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Health-Kinesiology-Recreation
  • Professor, Communication

Publications

Publications

  • Jensen, J. D., Yale, R. N., Krakow, M., John, K. K., & King, A. J. (2017). Theorizing foreshadowed death narratives: Examining the impact of character death on narrative processing and SSE intention. Journal of Health Communication, 22(1), 84-93. Published, 02/01/2017.
  • Guntzviller, L. M., Yale, R., & Jensen, J. D. (2016). Foreign language communication anxiety outside of a classroom: Scale validation and curvilinear relationship with foreign language use. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 47(4), 605-625. Published, 11/09/2016.
  • Jensen, J. D., Christy, K., Krakow, M., John, K., & Martins, N. (2016). Narrative transportability, leisure reading, and genre preference in children 9 – 13. Journal of Educational Research, 109(6), 666-674. Published, 07/14/2016.
  • Chae, J., Lee, C-J., Jensen, J. D. (2016). Correlates of cancer information overload: Focusing on individual ability and motivation. Health Communication, 31(5), 626-234. Published, 06/16/2016.
  • Krakow, M., Yale, R. N., Perez Torres, D., Christy, K., & Jensen, J. D. (in press). Death narratives and cervical cancer: Impact of character death on narrative processing and HPV vaccination. Health Psychology. In press, 06/16/2016.
  • Jensen, J. D., Holton, A. E., Krakow, M., Weaver, J., Donovan, E., & Tavtigian, S. (2016). Colorectal cancer prevention and intentions to use low-dose aspirin: A survey of 1,000 U.S. Adults 40 – 65. Cancer Epidemiology, 41, 99-105. Published, 05/19/2016.
  • Scherr, C. L., Jensen, J. D., & Christy, K. (in press). Dispositional pandemic worry and the Health Belief Model: Promoting vaccination during pandemic events. Journal of Public Health. In press, 02/17/2016.
  • King, A. J., Jensen, J. D., Guntzviller, L. M., Perez, D., & Krakow, M. (in press). Ethnic newspapers and low-income Spanish-speaking adults: Influence of news consumption and health motivation on cancer prevention behaviors. Ethnicity & Health. In press, 02/10/2016.
  • Jensen, J. D., Pokharel, M. Scherr, C. L., King, A. J., Brown, N., & Jones, C. (in press). Communicating uncertainty to the public: How amount and source of uncertainty impact fatalism, backlash, and overload. Risk Analysis. In press, 02/10/2016.
  • Guntzviller, L. M., King, A. J., Jensen, J. D., & Davis, L. A. (in press). Self-efficacy, health literacy, and nutrition and exercise behaviors in a low-income, Hispanic population. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. In press, 02/10/2016.
  • Guntzviller, L. M., Jensen, J. D., & Carreno, L. M. (in press). Latino children’s ability to interpret in health settings: A parent/child dyadic perspective on child health literacy. Communication Monographs. In press, 02/09/2016.
  • Jensen, J. D., Martins, N., Weaver, J., & Ratcliff, C. B. (2016). Educational TV consumption and children’s interest in leisure reading and writing: A test of the validated curriculum hypothesis. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 60(2), 213-230. Published, 02/09/2016.
  • Jensen, J. D., Liu, M., Carcioppolo, N., John, K. K., Krakow, M., & Sun, Y. (in press). Health information seeking and scanning among U.S. adults 50 - 75: Testing a key postulate of the information overload model. Health Informatics Journal. In press, 02/01/2016.
  • King, Andy, Jensen, Jakob, Carcioppolo, Nick, Krakow, Melinda & Sun, Ye (2015). Comparing Theories of Media Learning: Cognitive Mediation, Information Utility, and Knowledge Acquisition From Cancer News. Informa UK Limited. , 150527100440006. Published, 2015.
  • Christy, K., Jensen, J. D., Krakow, M., Lareau, L. & Sarapin, S. H. (2015). Identifying Admired Models to Increase Emulation: Development of a Multidimensional Admiration Scale. SAGE Publications. Published, 2015.
  • Krakow, Melinda M., Jensen, Jakob D., Carcioppolo, Nick, Weaver, Jeremy, Liu, Miao & Guntzviller, Lisa M. (2015). Psychosocial Predictors of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Intentions for Young Women 18 to 26: Religiosity, Morality, Promiscuity, and Cancer Worry. Elsevier BV. Published, 2015.
  • Brown, Natasha R., Christy, Katheryn, Jensen, Jakob D., Jones, Christina L., Scherr, Courtney L. & Weaver, Jeremy (2015). The Health Belief Model as an Explanatory Framework in Communication Research: Exploring Parallel, Serial, and Moderated Mediation. Informa UK Limited. , 1-11. Published, 2015.
  • Krakow, M.,* Jensen, J. D., Carcioppolo, N., Weaver, J., Liu, M., & Guntzviller, L. (2015). Psychosocial predictors of HPV vaccination intentions for unvaccinated college women: Religiosity, morality, promiscuity, and cancer worry. Women’s Health Issues. Published, 11/11/2015.
  • Chae, J.,* Lee, C-J., Jensen, J. D. (2015). Correlates of cancer information overload: Focusing on individual ability and motivation. Health Communication. Published, 08/12/2015.
  • Jensen, J. D., Christy, K., Krakow, M., John, K., & Martins, N. (2015). Narrative transportability, leisure reading, and genre preference in children 9 – 13. Journal of Educational Research. Published, 02/16/2015.
  • King, A. J.,* Jensen, J. D., Carcioppolo, N., Krakow, M. M., & Sun, Y. (2015). Comparing theories of media learning: Cognitive mediation, information utility, and knowledge acquisition from cancer news. Mass Communication & Society, 18(6), 753-775. Published, 02/10/2015.
  • Jensen, J. D., Ratcliff, C., Weaver, J., Krakow, M., Payton, W., & Loewen, S. (2015). Explicating perceived barriers to mammography via the USCREEN project: Concerns about breast implants, faith violations, and perceived recommendations. Breast Cancer Research & Treatment, 154(1), 201-207. Published, 02/10/2015.
  • Hurley, R. J., Jensen, J. D., Weaver, A. J., & Dixon, T. (2015). Viewer ethnicity matters: Black crime in TV news and its impact on decisions regarding public policy. Journal of Social Issues, 70(1), 155-170. Published, 01/01/2015.
  • Yale, R. N., Jensen, J. D., Carcioppolo, N., Sun, Y., & Liu, M. (2015). Examining first- and second-order factor structures for news credibility. Communication Methods and Measures, 9(3), 152-169. Published, 12/08/2014.
  • Bernat, J. K.,* & Jensen, J. D. (2014). Measuring dispositional cancer worry in China and Belgium: A cross-cultural validation. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 32(3), 189-206. Published, 11/10/2014.
  • King, A. J.,* Jensen, J. D., Carcioppolo, N., Krakow, M. M., & Sun, Y. (in press). Comparing theories of media learning: Cognitive mediation, information utility, and knowledge acquisition from cancer news. Mass Communication & Society. In press, 11/10/2014.
  • Yale, R. N., Jensen, J. D., Carcioppolo, N., Sun, Y., & Liu, M. (in press). Examining first- and second-order factor structures for news credibility. Communication Methods and Measures. In press, 11/06/2014.
  • Jones, C. L.,* Jensen, J. D., Scherr, C. L., Brown, N. R., Christy, K., & Weaver, J. (2014). The health belief model as an explanatory framework in communication research: Exploring parallel, serial, and moderated mediation. Health Communication. In press, 11/05/2014.
  • Niederdeppe, J., Lee, T., Robbins, R., Kim, H. K., Kresovich, A., Kirshenblat, D., Standridge, K., Clarke, C. E., Jensen, J. D., & Fowler, E. F. (2014). Content and effects of news stories about uncertain cancer causes and preventive behaviors. Health Communication, 29(4), 332-346. Published, 11/04/2014.
  • Jensen, J. D., Christy, K., Krakow, M., John, K., & Martins, N. (in press). Narrative transportability, leisure reading, and genre preference in children 9 – 13. Journal of Educational Research. In press, 10/13/2014.
  • Sun, Y., Jensen, J. D., Guntzviller, L. M., & Liu, M. (2014). Perceived message influence and Hispanic women: The disappearance of self-other perceptual bias. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 36(3), 366-382.. Published, 09/11/2014.
  • King, A. J.,* Jensen, J. D., Davis, L. A., & Carcioppolo, N. (2014). Perceived visual informativeness (PVI): Construct and scale development to assess visual health information in printed materials. Journal of Health Communication, 19(10), 1099-1115. Published, 09/09/2014.
  • Jensen, J. D., Scherr, C. L., Brown, N., Jones, C., Christy, K., & Hurley, R. J. (2014). Public estimates of cancer frequency: Cancer incidence perceptions mirror distorted media depictions. Journal of Health Communication, 19, 609-624. Published, 08/12/2014.
  • Jensen, J. D., King, A. J., Carcioppolo, N., Krakow, M., Samadder, N. J., & Morgan, S. E. (2014). Comparing tailored and narrative worksite interventions at increasing colonoscopy adherence in adults 50 – 75: A randomized controlled trial. Social Science & Medicine, 104, 31-40. Published, 08/12/2014.
  • King, A. J.,* Carcioppolo, N., Grossman, D., John, K. K., & Jensen, J. D. (2014). A randomised test of skin self-examination techniques: ABCDE, ugly duckling sign, and variations in visual image dose. Health Education Journal. In press, 08/12/2014.
  • Mobley, A., Maulding, M., & Jensen, J. D. (2014). Attitudes, beliefs and barriers related to milk consumption in older, low-income women. Journal of Nutrition Education & Behavior, 46(6), 554-559. Published, 07/08/2014.
  • Jensen, J. D., Carcioppolo, N., King, A. J., Scherr, C. L., Jones, C. L., & Niederdeppe, J. (2014). The cancer information overload (CIO) scale: Establishing predictive and discriminant validity. Patient Education & Counseling, 94(1), 90-96. Published, 01/01/2014.
  • 6. Jensen, J. D., King, A. J., Carcioppolo, N., Krakow, M., Samadder, N. J., & Morgan, S. E. (in press). Comparing tailored and narrative worksite interventions at increasing colonoscopy adherence in adults 50 – 75: A randomized controlled trial. Social Science & Medicine. In press, 10/01/2013.
  • Jensen, J. D. (2012). Addressing health literacy in the design of health messages. H. Cho (Ed.), Health communication message design: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 171-190). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Published, 12/01/2012.
    http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book234878/features
  • Jensen, J. D., King, A. J., Carcioppolo, N., & Davis, L. A. (2012). Why are tailored messages more effective? A multiple mediation analysis of a breast cancer screening intervention. Journal of Communication, 62, 851-868. Published, 12/01/2012.
  • Jensen, J. D., & Hurley, R. J. (2012). Conflicting stories about public scientific controversies: Effects of news convergence and divergence on scientist’s credibility. Public Understanding of Science, 21, 659-704. Published, 12/01/2012.
  • Jensen, J. D., Scherr, C. L., Brown, N., Jones, C., Christy, K., & Hurley, R. J. (in press). Public estimates of cancer frequency: Cancer incidence perceptions mirror distorted media depictions. Journal of Health Communication. In press, 12/01/2012.
  • Niederdeppe, J., Lee, T., Robbins, R., Kim, H. K., Kresovich, A., Kirshenblat, D., Standridge, K., Clarke, C. E., Jensen, J. D., & Fowler, E. F. (in press). Content and effects of news stories about uncertain cancer causes and preventive behaviors. Health Communication. In press, 12/01/2012.
  • Carcioppolo, N.,* Jensen, J. D., Wilson, S. E., Collins, W. B., Carrion, M., & Linnemeier, G. (in press). Examining HPV threat-to-efficacy ratios in the extended parallel process model. Health Communication. In press, 12/01/2012.
  • Jensen, J. D., Scherr, C. L., Brown, N., Jones, C. L., & Christy, K. (in press). Public perception of cancer survival rankings. Health Education & Behavior. In press, 12/01/2012.
  • Jensen, J. D., & O’Keefe, D. J. (in press). Preventive health behavior and health education. In J. M. Ryan (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health and Society. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. In press, 12/01/2012.
  • Carcioppolo, N.,* & Jensen, J. D. (2012). Perceived historical drinking norms and current drinking behavior: Using the theory of normative social behavior as a framework for assessment. Health Communication, 27, 766-775. Published, 01/01/2012.
  • Teegarden, D., Lee, J., Adedokun, O., Childress, A., Parker, L. C., Burgess, W., & Jensen, J. D. (2011). Cancer prevention interdisciplinary education at Purdue University: Overview and preliminary results. Journal of Cancer Education, 26, 626-632. Published, 12/15/2011.
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/c22r3687x7m36n...
  • Jensen, J. D., Bernat, J. K., Wilson, K., & Goonwardene, J. (2011). The delay hypothesis: The manifestation of media effects over time. Human Communication Research, 37, 509-528. Published, 09/08/2011.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-...
  • O’Keefe, D. J., & Jensen, J. D. (2011). The relative effectiveness of gain-framed and loss-framed persuasive appeals concerning obesity-related behaviors: Meta-analytic evidence and implications. In R. Batra, P. A. Keller, & V. J. Strecher (Eds.), Leveraging consumer psychology for effective health communications: The obesity challenge (pp. 171-185). Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe. Published, 07/01/2011.
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  • Guntzviller, L. M., Jensen, J. D., King, A. J., & Davis, L. A. (2011). The foreign language anxiety in medical office scale (FLAMOS): Developing and validating a measurement tool for Spanish-speaking individuals. Journal of Health Communication, 16, 849-869. Published, 06/08/2011.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1081073...
  • Jensen, J. D. (2011). Knowledge acquisition following exposure to cancer news articles: A test of the cognitive mediation model. Journal of Communication, 61, 514-534. Published, 06/01/2011.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1460-...
  • Tewksbury, D., Jensen, J. D., & Coe, K. (2011). Video news releases and the public: The impact of source labeling on the perceived credibility of television news. Journal of Communication, 61, 328-348. Published, 04/01/2011.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1460-...
  • Weaver, A. J., Jensen, J. D., Martins, N., Hurley, R. J., & Wilson, B. J. (2011). Liking violence and action: An examination of gender differences in children’s processing of animated content. Media Psychology, 14, 49-70. Published, 03/09/2011.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1521326...
  • Jensen, J. D., Weaver, A. J., Ivic, R., & Imboden, K. (2011). Developing a brief sensation seeking scale for children: Establishing concurrent validity with video game use and rule-breaking behavior. Media Psychology, 14, 71-95. Published, 03/09/2011.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1521326...
  • Jensen, J. D., Imboden, K., & Ivic, R. (2011). Sensation seeking and narrative transportation: High sensation seeking children’s interest in reading outside of school. Scientific Studies of Reading, 15, 541-558. Published, 03/04/2011.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1088843...
  • Jensen, J. D., Carcioppolo, N., King, A. J., Bernat, J. K., Davis, L. A., Yale, R., & Smith, J. (2011). Including limitations in news coverage of cancer research: Effects of news hedging on fatalism, medical skepticism, patient trust, and backlash. Journal of Health Communication, 16, 486-503. Published, 02/23/2011.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1081073...