Westerwick, A., Sude, D. J., Robinson, M., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (in press). Peers versus pros: Confirmation bias in selective exposure to user-generated versus professional media messages and its consequences. Mass Communication & Society. LINK

Luong, K. T., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S., & Frampton, J. (in press). Temporal self impacts on media exposure & effects: A test of the Selective Exposure Self- and Affect-Management (SESAM) model. Media Psychology. PDF

Sude, D. J., Knobloch-Westerwick, S., Robinson, M. J., & Westerwick, A. (in press). “Pick and choose” opinion climate: How browsing of political messages shapes public opinion perceptions and attitudes. Communication MonographsLINK

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., Mothes, C., & Polavin, N. (2020). Confirmation bias, ingroup bias, and negativity bias in selective exposure to political information. Communication Research [was submitted before first author was considered for editorship]. LINK PDF

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., Robinson, M. J., Willis, L. E., & Luong, K. T. (in press). Beauty or business queen: How young women select media to reinforce possible future selves. Communication Research [was submitted before first author was considered for editorship]. PDF

Luong, K. T., Knobloch-Westerwick, S., Niewiesk, S. (in press). Superstars within reach: The role of perceived attainability & role congruity in media role models on women’s social comparisons. Communication Monographs. LINK

Robinson, M. J., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (in press). Seeking inspiration through health testimonials: Improving mothers’ self-efficacy, outcome expectations, and behavior in handling children’s sleep behavior. Health Communication. LINK

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., Liu, L., Hino, A., Westerwick, A., & Johnson, B. K. (2019). Context impacts on the confirmation bias: Evidence from the 2017 Japanese snap election compared with American and German findings. Human Communication Research, 45, 427-449. PDF

Mothes, C., Knobloch-Westerwick, S., & Pearson, G.D.H. (2019). The PFAD-HEC model: Impacts of news attributes and use motivations on selective news exposure. Communication Theory, 29, 251-271.PDF

Pearson, G., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2019). Is the confirmation bias bubble larger online? Pre-election confirmation bias in selective exposure to online versus print political information. Mass Communication and Society, 22, 466-486.

Wilson, B., Knobloch-Westerwick, S., & Robinson, M. J. (2019). Picture yourself healthy–How users select mediated images to shape intentions and behaviors. Health Communication, 34, 838-847. PDF

Pearson, G., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2018). Perusing pages and skimming screens: Exploring differing patterns of selective exposure to hard news and high credibility sources in online and print news. New Media & Society, 20, 3580-3596. PDF

Westerwick, A., Johnson, B. K., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2017). Confirmation biases in selective exposure to polital online information: Source bias versus content bias. Communication Monographs, 84, 343-364.PDF

Johnson, B. K., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2017). Steer clear or get ready: How coping styles moderate the effect of informational utility. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 61, 332-350. PDF

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., & Lavis, S. (2017). Selecting serious or satirical, supporting or stirring news? Selective exposure to partisan versus mockery news online videos. Journal of Communication, 67, 54-81. PDF

Luong, K. T., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2017). Can the media help women be better at math? Stereotype threat, selective exposure, media effects and women’s math performance. Human Communication Research, 43, 193-213. PDF

Johnson, B. K., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2017). When misery avoids company: Selective social comparisons to photographic online profiles. Human Communication Research, 43, 54-75. PDF

Westerwick, A., Johnson, B. K., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2017). Change your ways: Fostering health attitudes toward change through selective exposure to online health messages. Health Communication, 32, 639–649. PDF

Robinson, M. J., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2017). Bedtime stories that work: The effect of protagonist liking on narrative persuasion. Health Communication, 32, 339-346. PDF

Veldhuis, J., Konijn, E., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2017). Self-improvement magazine messages increase body satisfaction in young adults. Health Communication, 32, 200-210. PDF

Sarge, M., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2017). Mechanisms of influence for weight loss in popular women’s health media: A content analysis of health and fitness magazines. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 10, 260-272. LINK PDF

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., Willis, L., & Kennard, A. (2016). Media impacts on women’s fertility desires: A prolonged exposure experiment. Journal of Health Communication, 21, 647-657. PDF

Kennard, A. R., Willis, L. E., Robinson, M. J., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2016). The allure of Aphrodite: How role-congruent media portrayals impact adult women’s possible future selves. Human Communication Research, 42, 221-245. PDF

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., Mothes, C., Johnson, B. K., Westerwick, A., & Donsbach, W. (2015). Political online information searching in Germany and the U.S.: Confirmation bias, source credibility, and attitude impacts. Journal of Communication, 65, 489-511. PDF

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., Johnson, B. K., Silver, N., & Westerwick, A. (2015). Science exemplars in the eye of the beholder: Selective exposure to online science information affects attitudes on science topics. Science Communication, 37, 575-601. PDF

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., Johnson, B. K., & Westerwick, A. (2015). Confirmation bias in online searches: Impacts of selective exposure before an election on political attitude strength and shifts. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 20, 171-187. PDF

Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2015). The selective exposure self- and affect-management (SESAM) model: Applications in the realms of race, politics, and health. Communication Research, 42, 959-985. LINK

Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2015). Thinspiration: Self-improvement versus self-evaluation social comparisons with thin-ideal media portrayals. Health Communication, 30, 1089-1101. PDF

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., & Sarge, M. A. (2015). Impacts of exemplification and efficacy as characteristics of an online weight loss message on selective exposure and subsequent weight loss behavior. Communication Research, 42, 547-568. PDF

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., & Johnson, B. K. (2014). Selective exposure for better or worse: Its mediating role for online news’ impact on political participation. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 19, 184-196. PDF

Johnson, B. K., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2014). Glancing up or down: Mood management and selective social comparisons on social networking sites. Computers in Human Behavior, 41, 33–39. PDF

Knobloch-Westerwick, S., Kennard, A. R., Westerwick, A., *Willis, L. E., & *Gong, Y. (2014). A crack in the crystal ball? Prolonged exposure to media portrayals of social roles affect possible future selves. Communication Research, 41, 739-759. PDF

Willis, L. E., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2014). Weighing women down: Messages on weight loss and body shaping in editorial content in popular women’s health and fitness magazines. Health Communication, 29, 323-31PDF

Hoplamazian, G., & Knobloch-Westerwick, S. (2014). The color of their collar: Effects of social status portrayal in advertising on self-esteem. Howard Journal of Communication, 25, 378-398.