Annie Lang

Annie Lang

Departmental Liason to Cognitive Science, Telecommunications

Distinguished Professor, Telecommunications


Representative publications

The limited capacity model of mediated message processing (2000)
Annie Lang
Journal of communication, 50 (1), 46-70

Using the limited capacity model of motivated mediated message processing to design effective cancer communication messages (2006)
Annie Lang
Journal of communication, 56 S57-S80

Negative video as structure: Emotion, attention, capacity, and memory (1996)
Annie Lang, John Newhagen and Byron Reeves
Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 40 (4), 460-477

The effects of production pacing and arousing content on the information processing of television messages (1999)
Annie Lang, Paul Bolls, Robert F Potter and Karlynn Kawahara
Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 43 (4), 451-475

The effects of message valence and listener arousal on attention, memory, and facial muscular responses to radio advertisements (2001)
Paul D Bolls, Annie Lang and Robert F Potter
Communication Research, 28 (5), 627-651

Death with a story: How story impacts emotional, motivational, and physiological responses to first-person shooter video games (2004)
Edward F Schneider, Annie Lang, Mija Shin and Samuel D Bradley
Human communication research, 30 (3), 361-375

The effects of emotional arousal and valence on television viewers’ cognitive capacity and memory (1995)
Annie Lang, Kulijinder Dhillon and Qingwen Dong
Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 39 (3), 313-327

Involuntary attention and physiological arousal evoked by structural features and emotional content in TV commercials (1990)
Annie Lang
Communication Research, 17 (3), 275-299

Rethinking theoretical approaches to stigma: A framework integrating normative influences on stigma (FINIS) (2008)
Bernice A Pescosolido, Jack K Martin, Annie Lang and Sigrun Olafsdottir
Social science & medicine, 67 (3), 431-440

Defining audio/video redundancy from a limited-capacity information processing perspective (1995)
Annie Lang
Communication Research, 22 (1), 86-115

The effects of screen size and message content on attention and arousal (1999)
Byron Reeves, Annie Lang, Eun Young Kim and Deborah Tatar
Media Psychology, 1 (1), 49-67

The effects of edits on arousal, attention, and memory for television messages: When an edit is an edit can an edit be too much? (2000)
Annie Lang, Shuhua Zhou, Nancy Schwartz, Paul D Bolls and Robert F Potter
Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 44 (1), 94-109

Packaging television news: The effects of tabloid on information processing and evaluative responses (2000)
Maria Elizabeth Grabe, Shuhua Zhou, Annie Lang and Paul David Bolls
Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 44 (4), 581-598

News content and form: Implications for memory and audience evaluations (2003)
Maria Elizabeth Grabe, Annie Lang and Xiaoquan Zhao
Communication Research, 30 (4), 387-413

Making television reality: Unconscious processes in the construction of social reality (1991)
Michael A Shapiro and Annie Lang
Communication research, 18 (5), 685-705

Dissertation Committee Service

Author Dissertation Title Committee
Bradley, Samuel Exploring the Validity and Reliability of the Acoustic Startle Probe as a Measure of Attention and Motivation to Television Programming (August 2005) Lang, A. (Chair), Bucy, E., Fox, Julia, Gasser, M., Potter, R.
Lee, Sungyoung Understanding Available Resources During TV Message Processing: Audio/Video Redundancy, Emotion, Structural Complexity, and Motivated Cognition (August 2009) Lang, A. (Co-Chair), James, T. (Co-Chair), Potter, R., Fox, J.
Ross, Travis Steering Social Behavior in Online Video Games: A Calibration and Test of The Rational Reconstruction of Norms in a Multiplayer Dungeon Crawl (November 2013) Castronova, E. (Chair), Lang, A., Goldstone, R., Weaver, A.
Wang, Zheng Motivational Processing and Choice Behavior during Television Viewing: An Integrative Dynamic Approach (September 2007) Lang, A. (Chair), Busemeyer, J., Fox, J., Potter, R.