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MNL Logo Article by Rene Weber, Comm PhDs Frederic Hopp and Jacob Fisher, and Colleagues Published in Nature Human Behavior

Rene Weber, Comm PhDs Frederic Hopp and Jacob Fisher, and colleagues have just had their article, Moral foundations elicit shared and dissociable cortical activation modulated by political ideology, published in Nature Human Behavior. The full press release is here.

Otmar Chris Otmar to Present Top Paper in NCA Interpersonal Communication Division

Chris Otmar is first author on a top paper, with Andy Merolla, in the Interpersonal Communication division of NCA. The paper, titled Early relational exclusion and present-day minority stress, social anxiety, and coping responses among sexual minority men, is to be presented in November. Congratulations, Chris!

Media Neuroscience Lab Innovative Program to Measure Diversity and Inclusion on Social Media Platforms from UCSB/Comm Media Neuroscience Lab

UCSB’s The Current has a great article on a project developed by Rene Weber and Musa Malik of the Media Neuroscience Lab

Tammy Afifi Tammy Afifi and Team Receive Innovative Research on Aging Award

Tammy Afifi and her research team received the Maher Institute's 2023 Innovative Research on Aging Awards - the Gold Award