Publications:

Books
Pettey, G., Bracken, C.C., & Pask, E. B. (2017). Communication Research Methodology: A Strategic Communication Science Approach to Applied Research Methods. New York: Routledge.

Bracken, C. C., & Skalski, P. (Eds.). (2010). Immersed in Media: Telepresence and Everyday Life. New York: Routledge.


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Step, M. Bracken, C. C., Flocke, S., & Trape, E. (2016). User and Content Characteristics of Public Tweets Referencing Little Cigars. American Journal of Health Behavior, 40(1), 38-47.

Rubenking, B. & Bracken, C. C. (2015). The dueling influences of stigma toward mental illness: Effects of interpersonal familiarity and stigmatized portrayals of mental illness on attitudes. Studies in Media & Communication, 3(2), 120-128.

Bracken, C. C., Yang, H., & Pettey, G. (2015). ¿What I Love about Technology¿: Older Adults and Mobile Communication Technologies: Older adults and mobile technologies. Studies in Media and Communication, 3(1), 127-133.

Rudd, J., Bracken, C. C., Botta, R., & Pask, E.B. (2015). Telepresence and family violence: Comparing victims and non-victims responses to televised violence. Journal of Communication and Media Research, 7(1), 1-13.

Bracken, C. C., Pettey, G., & Wu. M. (2014). Telepresence, immersion & attention: Revisiting the use of Secondary Task Reaction Time measures in telepresence research. A.I. & Society: Journal of Knowledge, Culture, and Communication, 29(4), 535-538.

Bracken, C. C. (2014). Investigating the impact of image quality on telepresence, attitudes toward brands, and purchase intentions. International Journal of Digital Television, 5(2), 137-147.

Spagnolli, A., Bracken, C. C., & Orso, V. (2014). The role played by the concept of presence in validating the efficacy of a cybertherapy treatment. Virtual Reality, 18(1), 13-36.

Jeffres, L.W., Bracken, C.C., Neuendorf, N.,  Kopfman, J., & Atkin, D. (2014). Cosmopoliteness, cultivation and media use. Journal of Communication & Media Research, 6(1), 1 -24.

Jeffres, L.W., Jian, G., Neuendorf, K.A., & Bracken, C.C. (2013). Stimulating citizens to community action in urban areas: Media, interpersonal networks and organizations. The Journal of Community Informatics, 9(1).

Whitbred, R., Skalski, P., Bracken, C., & Weaver, W. (2011). Investigating the effects of communication modality, message framing, and source credibility on presence experiences, Pennsylvania Journal of Communication, 67, 26-47.

Jeffres, L.W., Horowitz, E., Bracken, C. C., Yoon, S. & Jian, G. (2011). Pluralism and the urban context: How and when does community environment matter? Mass Communication & Society, 14(6), 787-815.

Hall, A., & Bracken, C. C. (2011). I really liked that movie: Testing the relationship between trait empathy, transportation, perceived realism, and movie enjoyment. Journal of Media Psychology: Theories, Methods, and Applications, 23(2), 90-99.

Jeffres, L.W., Jian, G., Horowitz, E., Bracken, C. C., Atkin, D., & Yoon, S. (2011). Stages of life: Values, communication, and civic engagement. American Journal of Media Sociology, 1(3/4), 202 ¿ 235.

Bracken, C. C., Pettey, G., Guha, T., & Rubenking, B. E. (2010). Sounding out small screens and telepresence: The impact of audio, screen size, and pace. Journal of Media Psychology: Theories, Methods, and Applications, 22(3), 125-137.

Pettey, G., Bracken, C. C., Rubenking, B., Buncher, M, & Gress, E. (2010). Telepresence, soundscapes and technological expectation: Putting the Observer into the equation. Virtual Reality, 14(1), 15-25.

Jeffres, L.W., Bracken, C. C., Atkin, D., & Neuendorf, K. (2010). Moving from theorizing to application: Predicting audience enjoyment of TV formats. American Journal of Media Psychology, 3(3-4), 156-179.

Whitbread, R., Skalski, P., Bracken, C. C., & Lieberman, E. A. (2010). Investigation of the impact of channels of communication on the effectiveness of mission statement implementation. PsychNology, 8(1), 115-139.

Bracken, C. C., & Skalski, P. (2009). Presence and video games: The impact of image quality. PsychNology, 7(1), 101-112.

Jeffres, L.W., Neuendorf, K. A., Bracken, C. C., & Atkin, D. J. (2009). Public affairs knowledge and political communication networks. American Journal of Media Psychology, 1,172-209.

Jeffres, L. W., Casey, M. F., Bracken, C. C., Jian, G. (2009). The impact of third places on community quality of life. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 4(4), 333 ¿ 345.

Jeffres, L. W., Neuendorf, K.A., Bracken, C. C., & Atkin, D. (2009). Untangling spirals of silence in a presidential election. Journal of Media Sociology, 1(1/2), 81-115.

Bracken, C. C., Jeffres, L. W., Neuendorf, K. A., & Atkin, D. (2009). Parameter estimation validity and relationship robustness: A comparison of telephone and internet survey techniques. Telematics and Informatics, 26(2), 144-155.

Jeffres, L. W., Neuendorf, K.A., Bracken, C.C., & Atkin, D. (2008). Integrating theoretical traditions in media effects: Using third person effects to link agenda setting and cultivation. Mass Communication & Society, 11, 470-491.

Jeffres, L. Neuendorf, K. A., Bracken, C. C., & Atkin, D. (2008). The influence of communication and cosmopoliteness on quality of life perceptions. The Open Communication Journal, 2, 1-6.

Bracken, C.C. (2006). Perceived source credibility of local television news: The impact of image quality and presence. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 50(4), 723-741.

Bracken, C. C. (2005). Presence and image quality: The case of high definition television. Media Psychology, 7(2), 191-205.

Bracken, C.C., Jeffres, L., Neuendorf, K. A., Kopfman, J., & Moulla, F. (2005). How cosmopolites react to messages: America under attack. Communication Research Reports, 22(1), 47-58.

Gore, T., & Bracken, C. C. (2005). Testing the theoretical design of a health risk message: Re-examining the major tenets of the extended parallel process model. Health Education & Behavior, 32(1), 27-41.

Jeffres, J. W., Atkin, D., Bracken, C. C., & Neuendorf, K. A. (2005). Cosmopoliteness in the Internet Age. Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 10(1).

Bracken, C. C., & Atkin, D. (2004). A survey of presence evoking technology in our living room. Visual Communication Quarterly, 11(1-2), 23-27.

Bracken, C. C., Jeffres, L. W., Neuendorf, K. A., (2004). Criticism or praise? The impact of verbal versus text-only feedback on social presence, intrinsic motivation, and learning. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 7(3), 349-357.

Bracken, C. C., & Lombard, M. (2004). Social presence and children: Praise, intrinsic motivation, and learning with computers. Journal of Communication, 54(1), 22-37.

Lombard, M., Synder-Duch, J., & Bracken, C.C. (2003). A call for standardization in Content Analysis reliability. Human Communication Research, 30(3), 434-437.

Lombard, M., Snyder-Duch, J., & Bracken, C. C. (2002) Content analyses in Communication: Assessment and reporting of intercoder reliability. Human Communication Research, 28(4), 587-604.

Bracken, C. C., & Lombard, M. (2001). Uses and Gratifications: A classic methodology revisited. New Jersey Journal of Communication, 9(1), 103-116.

Lombard, M., Reich, R. D., Grabe, M. E., Bracken, C. C., & Ditton, T. B. (2000). Presence and television: The role of screen size. Human Communication Research, 26(1), 75-98.

Grabe, M. E., Lombard, M., Reich, R. D., Bracken, C. C., & Ditton, T. B. (1999). Screen size and viewer responses to television: Research findings. Visual Communication Quarterly, 6(2), 4-9.



Published Peer Reviewed Proceedings (NOTE: Since each Proceeding has a unique ISBN number, the paper is considered published and cannot be submitted elsewhere)

Bracken, C.C., Pettey, G., & Wu. M. (2011). Telepresence and Attention: Secondary Task Reaction Time and Media Form. Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Spagnolli, A., & Bracken, C. C. (2011). Do you Feel As If You Are There? Measuring Presence in Cybertherapy.  Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Whitbred, R., Skalski, P., Lieberman, E., & Bracken C.C. (2009). When Richer is Poorer: Understanding the Influence of Channel Richness and Presence on the Introduction of a Mission Statement. Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, Los Angeles, CA. [ISBN: 978-0-9792217-3-6]

Pettey, G., Bracken, C. C., Rubenking, B., Appley, E., Brown, M., Butler, D. Cline, K., Coralic, Z., Hargiti, J. & Liou, H. (2008). No vision is complete without sound: The sonification of telepresence. Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, Padova, Italy, 38-45. [ISBN: 978-88-6129-287-1]

Tona, T., Spagnolli, A., Bracken, C.C., & Rubenking, B. (2008). How real is it? The state of (tele)presence in therapy with mediated environments. Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, Padova, Italy, 280-284. [ISBN: 978-88-6129-287-1]

Bracken, C. C., & Pettey, G. (2007). It is REALLY a smaller (and smaller) world: Presence and small screens. Proceedings of the Tenth Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, 283-290. [ISBN: 978-0-9792217-1-2].

Bracken, C.C., & Skalski, P. (2006). Presence and video games: The impact of image quality and skill level. Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, Cleveland, OH, USA, 29-31. [ISBN: 978-0-9792217-0-5].

Kaynak, M.A., & Bracken, C. C. (2006). Presence, efficacy, and the net: Exploring patterns in political participation form a comparative perspective. Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, Cleveland, OH, USA, 68-69. [ISBN: 978-0-9792217-0-5].

Bracken, C. C. (2005). Are we persuaded by feeling ¿part of the action¿? Exploring the similarities between the transportation imagery model and presence. Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, London, England, 125-129. [ISBN: 90-386-1571-X]

Grossetti, J. F., & Bracken, C. C. (2005). The feeling of presence in mediated art experiences. Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, London, England, 349-350. [ISBN: 90-386-1571-X]

Bracken, C. C., Lombard, M., Neuendorf, K.A., Denny, J, & Quillan, M. (2004). Do 3-D movies really reach out and grab you? The case of Spy Kids 3-D. Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, Valencia, Spain, 283-286. [ISBN: 84-9705-649-3].

Bracken, C. C., & Botta, R. A. (2002, October). Presence: The debate between content and form. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual International Meeting of the Presence Workshop, Porto, Portugal, 353-363.



Blind Peer Reviewed Book Chapters
Skalski, P. D., Bracken, C. C & Buncher. M. (2010). Advertising: It¿s in the Game (pps. 437-455). In T. Daugherty, M. Eastin, & N. M. Burns (Eds.). In A Handbook of Research on Digital Media and Advertising: User Generated Content Consumption. Hersey, PA: IGI Global.

Pettey, G., & Bracken, C. C. (2008). Priming science attitudes in fictional presentations: The CSI effect (pps. 233-248). In L. Holderman (Ed.), Representation of Intelligence in Popular Television. Landam, MD: Lexington Books.


Invited Book Chapters and Essays
Bracken, C. C., & Pettey, G. (In press, expected spring 2013). Telepresence by choice: The evolution of media uses. In Groner, R., Wissmath, B.  Weibal, D. & M. Steinmann (Eds.). When Media Becomes Reality. New York:  Peter Lang Publishing.

Bracken, C. C., & Botta, R. (2010). Telepresence and television (pps. 39-62).  In C. C. Bracken & P. D. Skalski, (Eds.). Immersed in Media: Telepresence and Everyday Life. New York: Routledge.

Bracken, C. C., & Skalski, P. D. (2010). Telepresence in everyday life: An introduction (pps. 3-8). In C. C. Bracken & P. D. Skalski, (Eds.). Immersed in Media: Telepresence and Everyday Life New York: Routledge.

Bracken, C. C., & Skalski, P. D. (2010). Popular media and telepresence: Future considerations (pps. 229-235). In C. C. Bracken & P.D. Skalski, (Eds.). Immersed in Media: Telepresence and Everyday Life. New York: Routledge.

Bracken, C. C. (2008). Foreword. In P. Turner & S. Turner (Eds.). Exploration of Space, Technology, and Spatiality: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (pp. xiii- xiv). Idea Press. ISBN: 978-1605660219

Lombard, M. & Bracken, C. C. (2008, June) Guest editors¿ introduction: Special Issue featuring papers from PRESENCE 2006 Conference. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 17(3), i-ii.

Lombard, M. & Bracken, C. C. (2003, October) Guest editors¿ introduction: Special Issue featuring papers from PRESENCE 2001 Conference. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments,, 12 (5) iii-iv.

Lombard, M. & Bracken, C. C. (2003, August) Guest editors¿ introduction: Special Issue featuring papers from PRESENCE 2001 conference. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 12 (4), 333-334.