Science Communication

(The TQCC of Science Communication is 12. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Politicization and Polarization in COVID-19 News Coverage319
Effects of COVID-19 Misinformation on Information Seeking, Avoidance, and Processing: A Multicountry Comparative Study158
A National Survey Assessing SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Intentions: Implications for Future Public Health Communication Efforts146
Politicization and Polarization in Climate Change News Content, 1985-201786
The Experience of Consensus: Video as an Effective Medium to Communicate Scientific Agreement on Climate Change53
Framing the Origins of COVID-1952
Emotion and the Psychological Distance of Climate Change46
Reassessing the Variables Used to Measure Public Perceptions of Scientists34
A Metacognitive Approach to Reconsidering Risk Perceptions and Uncertainty: Understand Information Seeking During COVID-1933
Social Media and Environmental Activism: Framing Climate Change on Facebook by Global NGOs25
Public Engagement With Science Among Religious Minorities: Lessons From COVID-1923
Correcting Misperceptions About Genetically Modified Food on Social Media: Examining the Impact of Experts, Social Media Heuristics, and the Gateway Belief Model22
Promoting COVID-19 Vaccination: The Interplay of Message Framing, Psychological Uncertainty, and Public Agency as a Message Source21
Science Communication Training in North America: Preparing Whom to Do What With What Effect?20
How 360-Degree Video Influences Content Perceptions and Environmental Behavior: The Moderating Effect of Environmental Self-Efficacy19
Predicting Intentions to Engage With Scientific Messages on Twitter: The Roles of Mirth and Need for Humor19
Laughing With Science: The Influence of Audience Approval on Engagement18
Correcting Misinformation About Neuroscience via Social Media17
The Effects of Establishing Intimacy and Consubstantiality on Group Discussions About Climate Change Solutions17
An Empirical and Conceptual Note on Science Communication’s Role in Society17
Assessment by Audiences Shows Little Effect of Science Communication Training17
Correcting Misperceptions: The Causal Role of Motivation in Corrective Science Communication About Vaccine and Food Safety16
Stars—They’re Sick Like Us! The Effects of a Celebrity Exemplar on COVID-19-Related Risk Cognitions, Emotions, and Preventative Behavioral Intentions16
Online Climate Change Polarization: Interactional Framing Analysis of Climate Change Blog Comments14
To Vaccinate or Not? The Role Played by Uncertainty Communication on Public Understanding and Behavior Regarding COVID-1914
Contribution of Training to Scientists’ Public Engagement Intentions: A Test of Indirect Relationships Using Parallel Multiple Mediation14
Countering the “Harmless E-Cigarette” Myth: The Interplay of Message Format, Message Sidedness, and Prior Experience With E-Cigarette Use in Misinformation Correction13
Linking Online Vaccine Information Seeking to Vaccination Intention in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic13
Fish Tales: How Narrative Modality, Emotion, and Transportation Influence Support for Sustainable Aquaculture13
Learning From Science News via Interactive and Animated Data Visualizations: An Investigation Combining Eye Tracking, Online Survey, and Cued Retrospective Reporting13
Communicating a Health Risk/Crisis: Exploring the Experiences of Journalists Covering a Proximate Epidemic13
The Power of Being Transported: Efficacy Beliefs, Risk Perceptions, and Political Affiliation in the Context of Climate Change12
A Channel-Specific Analysis of the Risk Information Seeking and Processing (RISP) Model: The Role of Relevant Channel Beliefs and Perceived Information Gathering Capacity12
Information Seeking and Processing in the Context of Vaccine Scandals12