Sam Wilson

 Sam Wilson

Contact Information

3001 Lincoln Hall, MC-456
702 South Wright Street
Urbana IL 61801
Graduate Student
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Research Interests

  • Social cognition
  • Persuasion
  • Social marketing
  • Health communication

Research Description

I am interested in information processing related to attitude formation and decision making. In specific, I want to adapt dual processing models to accommodate the social and interactive nature of communication and persuasion. This is to say, I think it's interesting that how people think about something affects what they come to believe, feel, and do.

In The News

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