Interested in what the lab is working on? Or what we have already accomplished? This page includes a complete list of our publications or articles that are in press. You can download all of our papers directly from this page.

2018/In Press

Weber, R., Alicea, B., Huskey, R., & Mathiak. K. (accepted). Network Dynamics of Attention During a Naturalistic Behavioral Paradigm. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Huskey, R., Bowman, N., Eden, A., Grizzard, M., Hahn, L., Lewis, R., Matthews, N., Tamborini, R., Walther, J. B., & Weber, R. (accepted). Things we know about media and morality. Nature Human Behaviour.

Weber, R., Mangus, J. M., Huskey, R., Hopp, F. R., Amir, O., Swanson, R., Gordon, A. S., Khooshabeh, P., Hahn, L., & Tamborini, R. (2018). Extracting latent moral information from text narratives: Relevance, challenges, and solutions. Communication Methods and Measures. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/19312458.2018.1447656


Huskey, R., Mangus, J. M., Turner, B. O., & Weber, R. (2017). The persuasion network is modulated by drug-use risk and predicts anti-drug message effectiveness. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 12(12), 1902 – 1915. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsx126

Swanson, R., Gordon, A. S., Khooshabeh, P., Sagae, K., Huskey, R., Mangus, J. M., Amir, O., & Weber, R. (2017). An empirical analysis of subjectivity and narrative levels in personal weblog storytelling across cultures. Dialogue and Discourse, 8(2), 105 – 128. doi: 10.5087/dad.2017.205

Huskey, R., Craighead, B., & Weber, R. (2017). Evolutionary approaches to media processes and effects. In P. Roessler, C. Hoffner, & L. van Zoonen (Eds.), The international encyclopedia of media effects. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Weber, R., Huskey, R., & Craighead, B. (2017). Flow experiences and well­being: A media neuroscience perspective. In M. B. Oliver & L. Reinecke (Eds.), Handbook of media use and well­being: International perspectives on theory and research on positive media effects. (Volume 1.pp. 183 – 196). New York, NY: Routledge.


Huskey, R. (2016). Beyond blobology: Using psychophysiological interaction analyses to investigate the neural basis of human communication phenomena. In S. Kubitschko & A. Kaun (Eds.), Innovative methods in media and communication research. (Volume 1. pp.123 – 138). London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.


Behr, K. M., Huskey, R., & Weber, R. (2015). Creative interactivity: Customizing and creating game content. In G. Green & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), Video games and creativity: Explorations in creativity research (Volume 1. pp. 285 – 296). New York, NY: Academic Press.

Craighead, B., Huskey, R., & Weber, R. (2015). Video game addiction: What can we learn from a media neuroscience perspective? Revista Argentina de Ciencias del Comportamiento, 7(3), 119-131.

Weber, R., Eden, A., Huskey, R., Mangus, J. M., & Falk, E. (2015). Bridging media psychology and cognitive neuroscience: Challenges and opportunities. Journal of Media Psychology. Theories, Methods, and Applications, 27(3), 146–156. doi: 10.1027/1864­1105/a000163

Weber, R., Mangus, J. M., & Huskey, R. (2015). Brain imaging in communication research: A practical guide to understanding and evaluating fMRI studies. Communication Methods and Measures, 9(1–2), 5–29. doi: 10.1080/19312458.2014.999754

Weber, R., Huskey, R., Mangus, J. M., Westcott-­Baker, A., & Turner, B.(2015). Neural predictors of counterarguing in anti­-drug campaigns. Communication Monographs, 82(1), 4–30.doi:10.1080/03637751.2014.971414


Huskey, R., Adams, A., Craighead, B., & Weber, R. (2014). Evolution rules: Can signaling theory predict aggressive behaviors in video games? In A. V. Stavros (Ed.), Advances in communications and media research (Volume 10. pp. 47 – 63). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.