Media Neuroscience, Media Processes and Effects, Quantitative Research Methods
Frederic R. Hopp is a M.A./Ph.D. student in the Department of Communication at UC Santa Barbara and researcher for the Media Neuroscience Lab. He received his B.A. in Media and Communication Studies, with a minor in Political Science, from the University of Mannheim. His work as an undergraduate research assistant focused on (political) entertainment, cyberostracism, and determinants of permanent mobile connectedness. Currently, he is interested in exploring how neural responses to morally-laden media content predict real -world outcomes, such as media preferences or political judgment and decision making.