Onlangs werd bekend dat het artikel ‘Effects of prominence, involvement, and persuasion knowledge on Children’s cognitive and affective responses to advergames’ van Eva van Reijmersdal, Esther Rozendaal en Moniek Buijzen gepubliceerd in Journal of Interactive Marketing (2012), 26 (1), 33- 42 het meest geciteerde artikel van 2012 en 2013 is, in Journal of Interactive Marketing. Gefeliciteerd!
Op maandag 9 september 2013 organiseert SWOCC het SWOCC Symposium in De Rode Hoed in Amsterdam (Keizersgracht 102). Aan universiteiten in heel Nederland doen wetenschappers onderzoek naar diverse vragen op het gebied van merken en communicatie. Continue reading
In July 2013, the website of Forbes Magazine published an article on a recent study by Eva van Reijmersdal and Sophie Boerman (see link). In the article, Eric Goldman (Professor of Law, Santa Clara University) describes van Reijmersdal et al.’s study and calls for more research on the effects of disclosing brand placement before regulators mandate these regulations as law. Continue reading
In his capacity as Head of Finance of the European Federation of Psychology Students’ Associations, Peter Lewinski has been awarded two grants, one from the European Commission and the other from the Council of Europe. Continue reading
ASCoR PhD candidate Sophie Boerman won the Best Student Paper Award at International Conference In Research In Advertising (ICORIA) that took place in June 2013 in Zagreb. Continue reading
Eva van Reijmersdal received the Best Reviewer Award 2013 of the International Journal of Advertising. This award is based on doing a large number of high quality reviews over a sustained period of time. Continue reading
NeFCA is proud to announce the symposium entitled “Tailored and online interventions in Health Communication”organized by NeFCA’s Health Communication division in collaboration with ASCoR.
For more information go to the website of the Amsterdam School of Communication Research
Three excellent (inter)national researchers from the field of communication science will share their perspective on how automatic processes affect the way in which mediated messages are processed and how this affects people’s cognitions, evaluations, and behavior. Continue reading
Minder dan een kwart van de informatie die in de spreekkamer gegeven wordt, wordt onthouden door oudere patiënten! Toch is deze spreekkamer de belangrijkste en vaak enige informatiebron voor deze doelgroep. Continue reading
Prof. dr. Peter Neijens has been awarded the first NeFCA Career Award for a lifetime of scholarly achievement in communication science. He received the award during the Etmaal conference 2013. The award recognizes scholars who have shown substantive and quantifiable contributions, scientific as well as societal, to the field of communication studies. Continue reading
Fred Bronner, Guda van Noort en Lotte Willemsen wonnen de MOA Wetenschapsprijs van 2012 met hun artikel ‘Een menselijk geluid: het effect van reactieve en proactieve webcare op merkevaluaties’. Continue reading
Sophie Boerman, Eva van Reijmersdal and Peter Neijens won Top Paper Award in the Information Systems division at this year’s ICA conference in Phoenix, Arizona, with their paper ” Beware: This is Sponsored! How Disclosures of Sponsored Content Affect Persuasion Knowledge and Brand Responses”.
This year Stichting Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Commerciële Communicatie (SWOCC) turns 15 and this must of course be celebrated! The 13th of September 2011 will therefore be a special day and 15 scientists will share their knowledge during presentations that will each last 15 minutes. Continue reading
Personalized or “tailored” ICT innovations offer large opportunities for the management of health, well-being or diseases. Particularly, the role for mobile health (“m-Health”) is increasing. However, little is known about how people use ICT innovations for health, and what the effects are of using these technologies. Continue reading
Media saturation and the convergence of technologies have led to an increase in a combined use of different media (e.g., using a smartphone and watching TV). This phenomenon is known as media multitasking and describes situations when consumers consume multiple media at the same time. Media multitasking could impact the way communication, such as advertisements, is processed. Continue reading
This theme focuses on the uses and implications of personalized advertising. The usage of personal information to tailor and target communication can generate more consumer engagement, but can also lead to privacy issues. Continue reading
New media, such as social networks (e.g., Facebook and Instagram), blogs, vlogs, branded apps (e.g., Tinder and Snapchat), brand websites, emerge at a fast pace. In this theme we investigate uses and perceptions of new media, and consequences of new media marketing strategies. Emergent media raise questions like: How do characteristic features of new media (interactivity, mobility, social connectivity, dialogue, augmented reality) influence the persuasiveness of new media advertising strategies? Continue reading
People are not always open to persuasive messages, such as advertising and health messages. In fact, consumers often arm themselves with several strategies to resist persuasion. This is a problem for advertisers and information officials as they strive to influence people’s behavior with their messages. Continue reading
Advertising is increasingly integrated into editorial media content, in vlogs, blogs, tweets, music videos, and television programs, a phenomenon called sponsored content, native advertising or brand placement. For advertisers, these are new ways to reach the audience. But, for legislators the hidden nature of sponsored content is a cause of concern. Continue reading
Due to on-going globalization, communication between people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds is on the increase. Interactions between people from different cultural/ethnic backgrounds are often characterized by miscommunication and misunderstandings. This is problematic, because this impedes persuasive effects, such as positive attitudes and intentions. Continue reading
The emergence of social media has allowed people to become both active posters and passive recipients of communication and media related to health. For instance, people may post exercise goals and performance on social media, but may at the same time be exposed to friends drinking alcohol and/or indulging in unhealthy snacks. Continue reading
Social media offer various opportunities to express one’s opinion publicly (e.g., in comments about brands) and to communicate with and persuade a large number of friends or followers. In this environment, some users may be particularly influential and emerge as opinion leaders, for instance, with regard to topics of health or marketing communication. Continue reading
On social media, such as Facebook, consumers often “like” or share brands and brand- related information. They can, for instance, like brands on Facebook, re-tweet brand-related content on twitter, or post brand-related photos on Instagram. By means of endorsements like this, consumers advertise the brand among their peers in their social network. Continue reading
The evolution of digital and especially social media has empowered consumers to voice their opinions about organizations to the public at large. As these opinions influence other people’s evaluations and behaviors, many organizations (both profit and non-profit) monitor and intervene in online discussions. Such practices have become known as webcare (Van Noort & Willemsen, 2012). Continue reading
Despite the abundance of digital health information and its potential to improve healthcare, most health information is difficult to understand and hard to apply by consumers. Particularly people with low health literacy or older adults are vulnerable, and find it difficult to apply health information to their daily lives. Continue reading
Choices that people make often include uncertainty and risk – will the new iPhone last as long as I would like? Will not drinking alcohol keep me healthy? Will wearing a bicycle helmet in Amsterdam keep me safe? Continue reading
Entertainment formats are increasingly being used to convey educational messages, like messages about condom use in a popular sitcom or about organ donation in a narrative. Research on this novel message strategy has just started to emerge and many questions remain. Continue reading
People aged 50 years and older are an increasingly important target group for campaigns that focus on commercial, social or health issues. Theories suggest that older adults respond differently to persuasive communication than younger people because of ageing and generational differences. Continue reading
When we are unsure of how to act or what to do, we often look around us to see what others are doing and let this guide our actions. In persuasive communication, social norms (i.e., what others do, or think we should do) are often used to influence consumer or health behavior. Continue reading
The environment has become a hot topic over the past few years. Both profit (H&M conscious, Tony’s Chocolonely) and non-profit (governmental) organizations try to stimulate green behaviors. In this theme, you can investigate different ways in which consumers may be stimulated to be green via campaigns and interventions. Continue reading
Guda van Noort (37) wordt per 1 januari 2015 directeur van SWOCC (Stichting Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Commerciële Communicatie). Zij volgt hiermee Peeter Verlegh op. Continue reading
On the 9th of June 2011, Mario Keer won the 2011 Baschwitz Young Researcher award for the article: Keer, M., Van den Putte, B., & Neijens, P. (2010). The role of affect and cognition in health decision making. British Journal of Social Psychology, 49, 143-153.