Human Communication Research

(The H4-Index of Human Communication Research is 14. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
My AI Friend: How Users of a Social Chatbot Understand Their Human–AI Friendship60
When I Learn the News is False: How Fact-Checking Information Stems the Spread of Fake News Via Third-Person Perception43
Permanently Online—Always Stressed Out? The Effects of Permanent Connectedness on Stress Experiences30
Rethinking the Virtuous Circle Hypothesis on Social Media: Subjective versus Objective Knowledge and Political Participation25
High-Quality Listening Supports Speakers’ Autonomy and Self-Esteem when Discussing Prejudice24
Reducing Resistance: The Impact of Nonfollowers’ and Followers’ Parasocial Relationships with Social Media Influencers on Persuasive Resistance and Advertising Effectiveness20
Pornography and Sexual Dissatisfaction: The Role of Pornographic Arousal, Upward Pornographic Comparisons, and Preference for Pornographic Masturbation19
The Effects of Political Incivility on Political Trust and Political Participation: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Research19
Rethinking Communication in the Era of Artificial Intelligence18
Immersive and Interactive Awe: Evoking Awe via Presence in Virtual Reality and Online Videos to Prompt Prosocial Behavior18
Algorithmic Agents in the Hybrid Media System: Social Bots, Selective Amplification, and Partisan News about COVID-1917
Communicative Resilience of First-Generation College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic16
Transformative or Not? How Privacy Violation Experiences Influence Online Privacy Concerns and Online Information Disclosure16
Persuasion in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (AI): Theories and Complications of AI-Based Persuasion16