Human Communication Research

(The median citation count of Human Communication Research is 2. 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
The Effects of Political Incivility on Political Trust and Political Participation: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Research19
Pornography and Sexual Dissatisfaction: The Role of Pornographic Arousal, Upward Pornographic Comparisons, and Preference for Pornographic Masturbation19
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
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
Communicative Resilience of First-Generation College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic16
When Machine and Bandwagon Heuristics Compete: Understanding Users’ Response to Conflicting AI and Crowdsourced Fact-Checking13
Contesting illness: communicative (dis)enfranchisement in patient–provider conversations about chronic overlapping pain conditions12
Staying-at-Home with Tragedy: Self-expansion Through Narratives Promotes Positive Coping with Identity Threat10
Do Audiences Judge the Morality of Characters Relativistically? How Interdependence Affects Perceptions of Characters’ Temporal Moral Descent10
Replication Note: What is Political Incivility?9
Self-Conscious Emotions and Esteem Support: The Effectiveness of Esteem Support in Alleviating State Shame and Guilt9
Political Comedy as a Gateway to News Use, Internal Efficacy, and Participation: A Longitudinal Mediation Analysis9
Artificial Intelligence and Impression Management: Consequences of Autonomous Conversational Agents Communicating on One’s Behalf8
The Cultivation of Parent and Child Materialism: A Parent–Child Dyadic Study7
Countering Biased Judgments of Individuals Who Display Autism-Characteristic Behavior in Forensic Settings7
Antecedents and consequences of fake news exposure: a two-panel study on how news use and different indicators of fake news exposure affect media trust7
Mutual influence in support seeking and provision behaviors during comforting conversations: a turn-level analysis7
Does Testosterone Influence Young Adult Romantic Partners' Accommodation During Conversations About Stressors?7
Ecological Influences on Network Tie Dissolution in the Evolution of Affiliation Networks in the International Communication Association, 2009–20156
Examining the longitudinal relationship between visibility and persistence on stress and technology-assisted supplemental work5
Does Information about Bias Attenuate Selective Exposure? The Effects of Implicit Bias Feedback on the Selection of Outgroup-Rich News5
Stress, relational turbulence, and communal coping during the COVID-19 pandemic5
“They Never Really Leave Us”: Transcendent Narratives About Loss Resonate With the Experience of Severe Grief5
How Do Individuals in a Radical Echo Chamber React to Opposing Views? Evidence from a Content Analysis of Stormfront5
Algorithms and Organizing5
Better Ask Your Neighbor: Renegotiating Media Trust During the Russian–Ukrainian Conflict5
Affective forecasting in elections: A socio-communicative perspective5
Breaking the “Virtuous Circle”: How Partisan Communication Flows Can Erode Social Trust but Drive Participation4
Emotional Appeals, Climate Change, and Young Adults: A Direct Replication of Skurka et al. (2018)4
Do you love your phone more than your child? The consequences of norms and guilt around maternal smartphone use4
Revisiting the effects of an inoculation treatment on psychological reactance: a conceptual replication and extension with self-report and psychophysiological measures4
Conceptualizing other-resilience: exploring how hearing parents enact resilience for themselves and their children who use cochlear implants4
How Communicating about Discrimination Influences Attributions of Blame and Condemnation3
Can’t stop thinking about Star Wars and The Office: antecedents of retrospective imaginative involvement3
Love and politics: The influence of politically (dis)similar romantic relationships on political participation and relationship satisfaction3
Eudaimonic entertainment overcoming resistance: an update and expansion of narrative persuasion models3
Embodied Cognition and Media Engagement: When the Loneliness of the Protagonist Makes the Reader Sense Coldness (and Vice Versa)3
Present, empathetic, and persuaded: a meta-analytic comparison of storytelling in high versus low immersive mediated environments3
Assessing the Russian Troll Efforts to Sow Discord on Twitter during the 2016 U.S. Election3
Message fatigue beyond the health message context: a replication and further extension of So et al. (2017)3
They will hate us for this: effects of media coverage on Islamist terror attacks on Muslims’ perceptions of public opinion, perceived risk of victimization, and behavioral intentions3
“They didn’t really have key experiences that they thought they could bring to the table”: Perceptions of white racial absolution during cross-racial intergroup dialogues2
Public speaking goes to China: cultural discourses of circulation2
Trolls without borders: a comparative analysis of six foreign countries’ online propaganda campaigns2
Minding the source: toward an integrative theory of human–machine communication2
Sharing the Fun? How Social Information Affects Viewers’ Video Enjoyment and Video Evaluations2
Revisiting the Relationship Between Deception and Design: A Replication and Extension of Hancock et al. (2004)2
The role of theory in researching and understanding human communication2
Pulling the field out of a “One Variable, One Role” mindset: maximizing the theoretical value of interaction terms in communication’s mediation models2
Communication Interdependence and Cohabitation: The Role of Interpersonal Technologies in Satisfaction and Disillusionment among Couples in Transition2
The Media Use Model: A metatheoretical framework for media processes and effects2
Pornography and religiosity: prediction and process2
Examining semantic (dis)similarity in news through news organizations’ ideological similarity, similarity in truthfulness, and public engagement on social media: a network approach2
The CODE^SHIFT model: a data justice framework for collective impact and social transformation2
A Recipe for Success: The Effect of Dyadic Communication and Cooperative Gameplay on Subsequent Non-gaming Task Performance2
Deliberating alone: deliberative bias and giving up on political talk2
Fact-checking as a deterrent? A conceptual replication of the influence of fact-checking on the sharing of misinformation by political elites2
Interpersonal Discussion and Political Knowledge: Unpacking the Black Box via a Combined Experimental and Content-Analytic Approach2
The labor of communicatively coping: toward an Integrative Theory of Communication Work2
Ushering in an age of scientific principles for communication research2