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.

2021/In Press

Calcagnotto, L. A., Huskey, R., & Kosicki, G. M. (conditional acceptance). The Accuracy and Precision of Measurement: Tools for Validating Reaction Time Stimuli. Computational Communication Research.

Bago, B., Aczel, B., Kekecs, Z., Protzko, J., Kovacs, M., . . . , Huskey, R., . . . & Chartier, C. R. (conditional acceptance, registered report). Moral thinking across the world: Exploring the influence of personal force and intention in moral dilemma judgments. Nature Human Behaviour.

Dienlin, T., Johannes, N., Bowman, N. D., Masur, P. K., Engesser, S., …, Huskey, R., …, & Vreese C. D. (2021). An agenda for open science in communication. Journal of Communication, 71(1), 1–26. doi: 10.1093/joc/jqz052


Huskey, R., Turner, B. O., & Weber, R. (2020). Individual differences in brain responses: New opportunities for tailoring health communication campaigns. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 14, 1-17. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2020.565973

Huskey, R., Wilcox, S., Clayton, R., & Keene, J. R. (2020). The Limited Capacity Model of Motivated Mediated Message Processing: Meta-analytically summarizing two decades of research. Annals of the International Communication Association, 44(4), 322–349. doi: 10.1080/23808985.2020.1839939

Hopp, F. R., Fisher, J. T., Cornell, D., Huskey, R., & Weber, R. (2020). The extended moral foundations dictionary (eMFD): Development and applications of a crowd-sourced approach to extracting moral intuitions from text. Behavior Research Methods, 3(1), 232-246. doi: 10.3758/s13428-020-01433-0

Huskey R., Couture Bue, A., Eden, A., Grall, C., Meshi, D., … & Wilcox, S. (2020). Marr’s Tri-Level Framework Integrates Biological Explanation Across Communication Subfields. Journal of Communication, 70(3), 356–378. doi: 10.1093/joc/jqaa007

Fisher, J., Huskey, R., Keene, J., & Weber, R. (2020). The Life of a Model: Commentary on “How the LC4MP became the DHCCST”. In Weber, R., & Floyd, K., (Eds.) Handbook of Communication Science and Biology. (Volume 1. pp. 409-415). New York, NY: Routledge


Nabi, R., Huskey, R., Nicholls, S., Keblusek, L., & Reed, M. (2019). When audiences become advocates: Self-induced behavior change through health message posting in social media. Computers in Human Behavior, 99, 260-267. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2019.05.030

Turner, B., Huskey, R., & Weber, R (2019). Charting a Future for fMRI in Communication Science. Communication Methods and Measures, 13(1), 1-18. doi: 10.1080/19312458.2018.1520823


Fisher, J., Huskey, R., Keene, J., & Weber, R. (2018). The Limited Capacity Model of Motivated Mediated Message Processing: Looking to the future. Annals of the International Communication Association, 42(4), 291-315. doi: 10.1080/23808985.2018.1534551

Fisher, J., Keene, J., Huskey, R., & Weber, R. (2018). The Limited Capacity Model of Motivated Mediated Message Processing: Taking stock of the past. Annals of the International Communication Association, 42(4), 270-290. doi: 10.1080/23808985.2018.1534552

Huskey, R., Wilcox, S., & Weber, R. (2018). Network Neuroscience Reveals Distinct Neuromarkers of Flow During Media UseJournal of Communication. 68(5), 872-895. doi: 10.1093/joc/jqy043

Huskey, R., Craighead, B., Miller, M. B., & Weber, R. (2018). Does Intrinsic Reward Motivate Cognitive Control? A Naturalistic-fMRI Study Based on the Synchronization Theory of Flow. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 18(5), 902-924. doi: 10.3758/s13415-018-0612-6

Weber, R., Alicea, B., Huskey, R., & Mathiak. K. (2018). Network Dynamics of Attention During a Naturalistic Behavioral Paradigm. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 12(182), 1-14. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00182

Huskey, R., Bowman, N., Eden, A., Grizzard, M., Hahn, L., Lewis, R., Matthews, N., Tamborini, R., Walther, J. B., & Weber, R. (2018). Things we know about media and morality. Nature Human Behaviour, 2, 315. doi: 10.1038/s41562-018-0349-9

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, 12(2-3), 119-139. 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 message effectiveness during 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.