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

Presentations

  • Jensen, J. D. (2014, September). Barriers to screening. Invited keynote for the Utah Mammography 2014 summit sponsored by Genentech, the Utah Department of Health, and UCAN. Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2014.
  • Jensen, J. D. (2014, June). Narrative persuasion as a health communication strategy. Invited talk for the Utah Department of Health. Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2014.
  • Jensen, J. D. (2012, September). The Tortoise and the Hare: When Media Coverage and Evidence-Base Medicine Collide. Invited lecture for the 2012 Eisenberg Conference Series, Rockville, MD. , Presented, 2012.
  • Jensen, J. D. (2012, March). Perspectives on cancer screening in the media. Invited lecture for 2012 Dialogue for Action hosted by the Prevent Cancer Foundation, Baltimore, MD. , Presented, 2012.
  • Jensen, J. D. (2011, February). Communicating research limitations in news coverage of cancer: A test of the information overload model. Invited lecture for Cornell Speaker Series. , Presented, 2011.
  • Participant, Emerging voices panel. (2011, August). Panel presented at the 99th annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Louis, MO. , Presented, 2011.
  • Jensen, J. D. (2012, November). Research in crisis communication and disaster management. Respondent to panel presented at the 98th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. Other, Presented, 2012.
  • Jensen, J. D. (2012, November). Cancer interventions and applied communication research. Chair of panel presented at the 98th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. Other, Presented, 2012.
  • Jensen, J. D. (2012, November). Top four papers in health communication. Chair of panel presented at the 98th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. Other, Presented, 2012.
  • Jensen, J. D. (2012, May). Virtual ICA conference panel. Respondent to panel presented at the 62nd annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ. Other, Presented, 2012.
  • Ratcliff, C. L., Jensen, J. D., Christy, K., & Crossley, K. (2016, November). News coverage of cancer research: Does disclosure of scientific uncertainty enhance credibility? Paper to be presented at the 102nd annual convention of the National Communication Association in Philadelphia, PA. , Presented, 2016.
  • Pokharel, M., Jensen, J. D., & Yale, R. N. (2016, November). Personal testimonies and the parasocial contact hypothesis: Evaluating the narrative impact of the CDC’s “Let’s Stop HIV Together” campaign. Paper presented at the 102nd annual convention of the National Communication Association in Philadelphia, PA. , Presented, 2016.
  • Weaver, J., Jensen, J. D., Yale, R. N., Krakow, M., & Ratcliff, C. L. (2016, October). Vicarious replotting in colorectal cancer screening PSAs: A message experiment with U.S. adults. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in Denver, CO. , Presented, 2016.
  • Jensen, J. D., Sarapin, S. H., Yale, R. N., Weaver, J., Pokharel, M., & Loewen, S. (2016, April). Theorizing the impact of targeted narratives: Model admiration and narrative memorability. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Broadcast Education Association in Las Vegas, NV. , Presented, 2016.
  • King, A. J., Carcioppolo, N., Scherr, C., & Jensen, J. D. (2016, April). Theorizing proximity and velocity when driving-toward-a-goal (DTAG): An experimental test of goal-oriented visual cues for fundraising appeals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Broadcast Education Association in Las Vegas, NV. , Presented, 2016.
  • Yale, R. N., Jensen, J. D., Krakow, M., & Carcioppolo, N. (2016, March). How do narrative advertisements impact brand attitudes and purchase intentions?: Examining believability, counterarguing, and emotion as mediators. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Broadcast Education Association in Las Vegas, NV. , Presented, 2016.
  • Jensen, J. D., Sarapin, S. H., Yale, R. N., Weaver, J., Pokharel, M., & Loewen, S. (2016, April). Mechanisms of narrative impact in targeted health communication. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Kentucky Conference on Health Communication in Lexington, KY. , Presented, 2016.
  • Jensen, J. D., Pokharel, M. Scherr, C. L., King, A. J., Brown, N., & Jones, C. (2016, April). Communicating uncertainty to the public: How amount and source of uncertainty impact fatalism, backlash, and overload. Paper presented at the Risk and Health Communication Research Symposium at the annual meeting of the Broadcast Education Association in Las Vegas, NV. , Presented, 2016.
  • Pokharel, M., Carcioppolo, N., & Jensen, J. D. (2016, April). The theory of normative social behavior: A review. Paper presented at the Risk and Health Communication Research Symposium at the annual meeting of the Broadcast Education Association in Las Vegas, NV. , Presented, 2016.
  • Jensen, J. D., King, A. J., Guntzviller, L. M., Perez, D., Krakow, M., & Coe, K. (2016, April). Explicating the cognitive mediation model for underserved populations: Direct and indirect effects of ethnic news media. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Broadcast Education Association in Las Vegas, NV. , Presented, 2016.
  • King, A. J., Carcioppolo, N., John, K. K., & Jensen, J. D. (2014, November). A randomized test of two skin self-examination techniques: ABCDE, ugly duckling sign, and variations in visual image dose. Paper presented at the 100th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2015.
  • Jensen, J. D., Fenech, E., Yale, R. N., Krakow, M., Scherr, C. L., & Yeo, S. K. (2015, May). Persuasive impact of loss and gain frames on intentions to exercise: A test of six moderators. Paper presented at the 65th annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Puerto Rico. , Accepted, 2015.
  • Guntzviller, L. M., Jensen, J. D., & Carreno, L. M. (2014, November). The impact of child and parent characteristics on language brokers’ health literacy: A test of three dyadic models. Paper presented at the 100th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2014.
  • Chae, J., Lee, C. J., & Jensen, J. D. (2014, November). Correlates of cancer information overload and cancer worry: An elaboration likelihood model perspective. Paper to be presented at the 100th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2014.
  • Sun, Y., Jensen, J. D., Wilson, K. M., Yale, R. N., Liu, M., & Weaver, J. (November, 2014). Fictional narratives and scary world beliefs: Comparing content-specific versus spreading activation models of cultivation. Paper presented at the 100th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2014.
  • Jensen, J. D., Yale, R. N., Krakow, M., John, K. K., & King, A. J. (2014, November). Death narratives and melanoma: Examining the impact of character death on narrative processing and SSE intentions. Paper presented at the 100th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2014.
  • Krakow, M., Yale, R. N., Perez, D., & Jensen, J. D. (2014, November). Character death, barrier-focused narratives, and cervical cancer: Manipulating narrative features to influence HPV vaccination intentions. Paper to be presented at the 100th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2014.
  • Sun, Y., Jensen, J. D., Guntzviller, L. M., & Liu, M. (2014, November). Explaining the disappearance of the third-person effect: Three studies of measurement bias. Paper presented at the 100th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2014.
  • Carcioppolo, N., John, K. K., Jensen, J. D., King, A. J., & Guntzviller, L. M. (2014, November). Who jokes about colorectal cancer? The Extended Parallel Process Model and humor as an avoidance technique. Paper presented at the 100th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2014.
  • Jensen, J. D. (2012, November). Design: An interface that integrates communication scholarship. Panel presented at the 98th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. , Presented, 2012.
  • 1. Jensen, J. D., Britt, B., Scherr, C. L., Jones, C., Brown, N., Hirsch, E., & Christy, K. (2012, November). Avoidance of automated communication: Development and validation of the AAC-12. Panel presented at the 98th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. , Presented, 2012.
  • Jensen, J. D., Christy, K., Sarapin, S. H., Lareau, L., & Hawes, V. (2012, November). Psychometric evaluation of a multi-dimensional admiration scale. Panel presented at the 98th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. , Presented, 2012.
  • Guntzviller, L. M., & Jensen, J. D. (2012, July). Parental influence on child language brokering feelings: Using the actor-partner interdependence model in low-income Mexican-American parent-child dyads. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Relationship Research, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2012.
  • Guntzviller, L. M., Donovan-Kicken, E., & Jensen, J. D. (2012, July). Private negative emotions of child interpreters: Discrepancies between parent perceptions and child reported negative feelings while interpreting for a parent. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Relationship Research, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2012.
  • Sun, Y., & Jensen, J. D. (2012, June). Examining the behavioral component of the third-person effect: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the 65th annual meeting of the World Association of Public Opinion Research, Hong Kong. , Presented, 2012.
  • Guntzviller, L. M., & Jensen, J. D. (2012, May). Furthering research on adolescent language brokering: Psychometric evaluations on language brokering measures. Paper presented at the 62nd annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ. , Presented, 2012.
  • Carcioppolo, N., Jensen, J. D., Wilson, S. E., Collins, W. B., Carrion, M., & Linnemeier, G. (2012, May). Examining HPV threat-to-efficacy ratios in the extended parallel process model. Paper presented at the 62nd annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ. , Presented, 2012.
  • Guntzviller, L. M., Jensen, J. D., King, A. J., & Davis, L. A. (2011, November). Explaining low-income patient satisfaction through understanding patient experience. Paper presented at the 97th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2011.
  • Jensen, J. D., Scherr, C. E., Brown, N., Jones, C., Christy, K., & Hurley, R. J. (2011, November). Public estimates of cancer frequency: Cancer incidence perceptions mirror distorted media depictions. Paper presented at the 97th annual meeting of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2011.
  • King, A. J., Jensen, J. D., Davis, L. A., & Carcioppolo, N. (2011, May). Perceived visual informativeness: Construct & scale development to assess visual health information in printed materials. Paper presented at the 61st annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA. , Presented, 2011.
  • Jensen, J. D., Jones, C. L., Lynam-Scherr, C., & Brown, N. (2011, May). Communicating research limitations in news coverage of cancer: A test of the information overload model. Paper presented at the 61st annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA. , Presented, 2011.
  • Jensen, J. D., King, A. J., Davis, L. A., & Carcioppolo, N. (2011, May). Why are tailored messages more effective? A multiple mediation analysis. Paper presented at the 61st annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA. , Presented, 2011.
  • Lemal, M., Van den Bulck, J., & Jensen, J. D. (2011, May). Communicating skin cancer risk through narratives: Underlying mechanisms and effect on risk perception. Paper presented at the 61st annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Boston, MA. , Presented, 2011.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Skin cancer prevention in rural and urban schools. PI: - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • COMMUNAL FEEDBACK. PI: - 2020. Total project budget to date:
  • Cancer prevention and cancer health disparities (CPCHD) initiative. PI: - 2016. Total project budget to date:

Publications

  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Daniel O'Keefe (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Ratcliff CL (date unknown). News coverage of cancer research: Does disclosure of scientific uncertainty enhance credibility?. (pp. 156-178). In H. D. O’Hair (Ed.), Risk and health communication in an evolving media environmen. Accepted, .
  • Jensen, JD (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Dorothy Teegarden (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Robert Yale (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Nagelhout ES, Lensink R, Zhu A, Parsons BG, Jensen JD, Wu YP (date unknown). The Feasibility and Acceptability of Using a Wearable UV Radiation Exposure Monitoring Device in Adults and Children: Cross-Sectional Questionnaire Study. JMIR dermatology. Vol. 3. Accepted, .
  • Jensen, JD (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jensen, JD (date unknown). Jensen, J. D., Scherr, C. L., Brown, N., Jones, C. L., & Christy, K. (in press). Public perception of cancer survival rankings. Health Education & Behavior. Accepted, .
  • Carcioppolo, N. (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Carcioppolo, N. (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jensen, JD (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Niederdeppe, J. (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Lisa Guntzviller (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jensen JD, Pokharel M, Carcioppolo N, Upshaw S, John KK, Katz RA (date unknown). Cancer information overload: Discriminant validity and relationship to sun safe behaviors. Patient education and counseling. Vol. 103, 309-314. Accepted, .
  • Jensen JD, Pokharel M, King AJ, John KK, Wu YP, Grossman D (date unknown). Obstacles to skin self-examination: are frontier adults inclined abstainers?. Psychology, health & medicine. Vol. 25, 470-479. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jensen JD, Giorgi EA, Jackson JR, Berger J, Katz RA, Mobley AR (date unknown). Revisiting nutrition backlash: Psychometric properties and discriminant validity of the nutrition backlash scale. Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.). Vol. 78, 110949. Accepted, .
  • Jensen, J. D. (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). Chae, J.,* Lee, C-J., Jensen, J. D. (2015). Correlates of cancer information overload: Focusing on individual ability and motivation. Health Communication. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Melinda Krakow (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • J Chae (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Lisa Guntzviller (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • David Tewksbury (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Andrew Weaver (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Scherr CL, Jensen JD, Christy K (date unknown). Dispositional pandemic worry and the health belief model: promoting vaccination during pandemic events. Journal of public health (Oxford, England). Vol. 39, e242-e250. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Courtney Scherr (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jensen, J. D. (date unknown). Communicating uncertainty to the public: How amount and source of uncertainty impact fatalism, backlash, and overload. Risk Analysis. Vol. 37(1), 40-51. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Lisa Guntzviller (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Andy King (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • John, K. K. (date unknown). Do pattern-focused visuals improve skin self-examination performance? Explicating the visual skill acquisition model (VSAM). Journal of Health Communication. Vol. 22(9), 732-742. Accepted, .
  • Lisa Guntzviller (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jensen, J. D. (date unknown). Health information seeking and scanning among U.S. adults 50 - 75: Testing a key postulate of the information overload model. Health Informatics Journal. Vol. 23(2), 96-108. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D Jensen (date unknown). Drink monitoring for self and others: Precollege drinkers and the Bad-Habit-Formation Hypothesis. Addiction Research & Theory. Accepted, .
  • Krakow M (date unknown). Comparing mediational pathways for narrative- and argument-based messages: Believability, counterarguing, and emotional reaction. Human Communication Research. Vol. 44, 299-321. Accepted, .
  • Christy, K. R. (date unknown). Theorizing the impact of targeted narratives: Model admiration and narrative memorability. Journal of Health Communication. Vol. 22(5), 433-441. Accepted, .
  • Guntzmiller, L. M. (date unknown). Latino children’s ability to interpret in health settings: A parent/child dyadic perspective on child health literacy. Communication Monographs. Vol. 84(2), 143-163. Accepted, .
  • Guntzmiller, L. M. (date unknown). Self-efficacy, health literacy, and nutrition and exercise behaviors in a low-income, Hispanic population. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Vol. 19(2), 489-493. Accepted, .
  • Chelsea L. Ratcliff (date unknown). ). Loss/gain framing, dose, and reactance: A message experiment. Risk Analysis. Accepted, .
  • Elizabeth S Nagelhout (date unknown). Differences in reported sun protection practices, skin cancer knowledge, and perceived risk for skin cancer between rural and urban high school students. Cancer Causes & Control. Accepted, .
  • Yelena P Wu (date unknown). A four-group experiment to improve Western high school students’ sun protection behaviors. Translational Behavioral Medicine. Accepted, .
  • Katheryn R Christy (date unknown). Examining the relationship between the Big Five, grit, and avoidance of automated communication scales in adults 40-65. Behaviour & Information Technology. Accepted, .
  • Nick Carcioppolo (date unknown). Biomarker screening intentions: Factors predicting acceptance of a novel breast cancer screening technique. Health Systems. Vol. 8. Accepted, .
  • Manusheela Pokharel (date unknown). Do ultraviolet photos increase sun safe behavior expectations via fear? A randomized controlled trial in a sample of U.S. adults. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. Accepted, .
  • Nick Carcioppolo (date unknown). Joking about cancer as an avoidance strategy among US adults. Health Promotion International. Accepted, .
  • Katheryn R. Christy (date unknown). I want to talk to a real person: Theorizing avoidance in the acceptance and use of automated technologies. Health Systems. Accepted, .
  • Jensen JD (date unknown). Persuasive impact of loss and gain frames on intentions to exercise: A test of six moderators. Communication Monographs. Vol. 85, 245-262. Accepted, .
  • Ratcliff CL, Kaphingst KA, Jensen JD (date unknown). When Personal Feels Invasive: Foreseeing Challenges in Precision Medicine Communication. Journal of health communication. Vol. 23, 144-152. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Nagelhout ES, Lensink R, Zhu A, Parsons BG, Haaland B, Hashibe M, Grossman D, VanDerslice J, Gren LH, Jensen JD, Wu YP (date unknown). Higher Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure Among Rural-Dwelling Versus Urban-Dwelling Adults and Children: Implications for Skin Cancer Prevention. Journal of community health. Vol. 46, 147-155. Accepted, .
  • Lillie HM, Pokharel M, John KK, Christy KR, Upshaw S, Giorgi EA, Jensen JD (date unknown). Does it matter if a story character lives or dies?: a message experiment comparing survivor and death narratives. Psychology & health. 1-22. Accepted, .
  • Jensen JD, King AJ, Torres DP, Krakow M, Coe K, Upshaw S (date unknown). Is News Surveillance related to Cancer Knowledge in Underserved Adults? Testing Three Versions of the Cognitive Mediation Model. Journalism studies. Vol. 21, 1186-1199. Accepted, .
  • King AJ, Jensen JD, Guntzviller LM, Perez Torres D, Krakow M (date unknown). Ethnic newspapers and low-income Spanish-speaking adults: influence of news consumption and health motivation on cancer prevention behaviors. Ethnicity & health. Vol. 23, 410-424. Accepted, .
  • Krakow M, Yale RN, Perez Torres D, Christy K, Jensen JD (date unknown). Death narratives and cervical cancer: Impact of character death on narrative processing and HPV vaccination. Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. Vol. 36, 1173-1180. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Jakob D. Jensen (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Carcioppolo, N. (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .