• Books

    B2. Wang, Z., & Busemeyer, J. R. (forthcoming). Cognitive choice modeling. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

    B1. Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z., Townsend, J. T., & Eidels, A. (2015). Oxford Handbook of Computational and Mathematical Psychology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

  • Journal Articles

    J37. Anderegg, C., Alade, S., Ewoldsen, D., & Wang, Z. (in press). Comprehension models of audiovisual discourse processing. Human Communication Research.

    J36. Banjo, O., Wang, Z., Appiah, O., Brown, C., Walther, W., Tchernev, J., Hedstrom, A., & Irwin, M. (in press). Experiencing racial humor with out-groups: A psychophysiological examination of co-viewing effects. Media Psychology.

    J35. Wang, Z., & Busemeyer, J. R. (2016). Interference effects of categorization on decision making. Cognition, 150, 133-149. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2016.01.019

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    J34. a Shan, X., Wang, Z., & David, P. (2016). Media multitasking and well-being of university students. Computers in Human Behavior, 55, 242-250.

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    J33. Wang, Z., & Busemeyer, J. R. (2015). Reintroducing the concept of complementarity into psychology. Frontiers in Psychology.

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    J32. Wang, Z., & Busemeyer, J. R. (2015). Comparing quantum versus Markov random walk models of judgments measured by rating scales. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences.

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    J31. Brainerd, C. J., Wang, Z., Reyna, V. F., & a Nakamura, K. (2015). Episodic memory does not add up: Verbatim-gist superposition predicts violations of the additive law of probability. Journal of Memory and Language, 84, 224-245.

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    J30. Bruza, P. D., Wang, Z., & Busemeyer, J. R. (2015). Quantum cognition: A new theoretical approach to psychology. Trends in Cognitive Science, 19(7), 383-393. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2015.05.001 * Feature review. **Authors contributed to the article equally.

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    J29. Busemeyer, J. R., & Wang, Z. (2015). What is quantum cognition, and how is it applied to psychology? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24(3), 163-169. doi: 10.1177/0963721414568663

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    J28.   Banjo, O., Appiah, O., Wang, Z., Brown, C., & Walther, W. (2015). Co-viewing effects of ethnic-oriented programming: An examination of in-group bias and racial comedy exposure. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 92(3), 662-680. doi: 10.1177/1077699015581804

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    J27.   Wang, Z., Vang, M. H., Lookadoo, K. L., Tchernev, J., &  Cooper, C. (2015). Engaging high-sensation seekers: The dynamic interplay of sensation seeking, message visual-auditory complexity and arousing content. Journal of Communication, 65,101-124. doi: doi:10.1111/jcom.12136

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    J26.  Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z., Pothos, E. M. & Trueblood, J. S. (2015). The conjunction fallacy, confirmation, and quantum theory: Comment on Tentori, Crupi & Russo (2013). Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, 236-243. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xge0000035

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    J25.   Wang, Z., Irwin, M., Cooper, C., & Srivastava, J. (2015). Multi-dimensions of media multitasking and adaptive media selection. Human Communication Research, 41, 102- 127. doi:10.1111/hcre.12042

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    J24.   Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z., & Shiffrin, R. (2015). Bayesian comparison of a quantum versus a traditional model of human decision making. Decision, 2, 1-12.

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    J23.    Wang, Z., Solloway, T., Shiffrin, R. M., & Busemeyer, J. (2014). Context effects produced by question orders reveal quantum nature of human judgments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(26), 9431-9436. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1407756111

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    J22.   Wang, Z. (2014). Bridging media processing and selective exposure: A dynamic motivational model of media channel choices and choice response time. Communication Research, 41(8), 1064-1087. doi: 10.1177/0093650214534963

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    J21.   Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z., Khrennikov, A., & Basieva, I.(2014). Applying quantum principles to psychology. Physica Scripta, T163, 014007.

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    J20.  Busemeyer, J. R., & Wang, Z. (2014). Quantum cognition: Key issues and discussion. Topics in Cognitive Science, 6, 1-4.

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    J19.   Wang, Z. Morey, A. C., & Srivastava, J. (2014). Motivated selective attention during political ad processing: The dynamic interplay between emotional ad content and candidate evaluation. Communication Research, 41, 119-156. doi: 10.1177/0093650212441793

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    J18.   Wang, Z., Busemeyer, J. R., Atmanspacher, H., & Pothos, E. M. (2013). The potential of using quantum theory to build models of cognition. Topics in Cognitive Science, 5, 672-­‐688. doi: 10.1111/tops.12043

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    J17.   Wang, Z., & Busemeyer, J. R. (2013). A quantum question order model supported by empirical tests of an a priori and precise prediction. Topics in Cognitive Science, 5, 689-­‐710. doi: 10.1111/tops.12040

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    J16.   Brainerd, C., Wang, Z., & Reyna, V. (2013). Superposition of episodic memories: Overdistribution and quantum models. Topics in Cognitive Science, 5, 773-­‐799. doi: 10.1111/tops.12039

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    J15.   Lang, A., Sanders-­‐Jackson, A., Wang, Z., & Rebenking, B. (2012). Motivated message processing: How motivational activation influences resource allocation, encoding, and storage of TV messages. Motivation and Emotion, 37, 508-­‐517. doi: 10.1007/s11031-­‐012-­‐9329-­‐y

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    J14.   Wang, Z., Solloway, T., Tchernev, J., & Barker, B. (2012). Dynamic motivational processing of anti-­‐marijuana messages: Coactivation begets attention. Human Communication Research, 38, 485-­‐509.

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    J13.   Wang, Z., Tchernev, J., & Solloway, T. (2012). A dynamic longitudinal examination of social media use, needs, and gratifications among college students. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 1829-­‐1839. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2012.05.001

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    J12.   Wang, Z., & Tchernev, J. (2012). The “myth” of media multitasking: Reciprocal dynamics of media multitasking, personal needs, and gratifications. Journal of Communication, 62, 493-­‐513. doi:10.1111/j.1460-­‐2466.2012.01641.x

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    J11.   Wang, Z., David, P., Srivastava, J., Powers, S. R., D’Ángelo, J., Brady, C., & Moreland, J. (2012). Behavioral performance and visual attention in communication multitasking: A comparison between instant messaging and online voice chat. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 968-­‐975. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2011.12.018

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    J10.  Wang, Z., & Lang, A. (2012).Reconceptualizing excitation transfer as motivational activation changes and a test of the television program context effects. Media Psychology, 15, 68-­‐92. doi: 10.1080/15213269.2011.649604

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    J9.   Wang, Z., Lang, A, & Busemeyer, J. R. (2011). Motivational processing and choice behavior during television viewing: An integrative dynamic approach. Journal of Communication, 61, 71-­‐93. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-­‐2466.2010.01527.x

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    J8.    Wang, Z., & Gantz, W. (2010). Health content in local television news: A current appraisal. Health Communication, 25, 230–237. doi: 10.1080/10410231003698903

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    J7.    Busemeyer, J., Wang, Z., & Lampert-­‐Mogiliansky, A. L. (2009). Empirical comparison of Markov and quantum models of decision making. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 53, 423-­‐433. doi: 10.1016/j.jmp.2009.03.002

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    J6.    Gantz, W., & Wang, Z. (2009). Coverage of cancer in local television news. Journal of Cancer Education, 24, 65-­‐72. doi:10.1080/08858190802664727

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    J5.    Wang, Z., & Gantz, W. (2007). Health content in local television news. Health Communication, 21, 213-­‐221. doi: 10.1080/10410230701307527

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    J4.    Lang, A., Park, B. H., Sanders, A., Wilson, B., & Wang, Z. (2007). Cognition and emotion in TV message processing: How valence, arousing content, structural complexity, and information density affect the availability of cognitive resources. Media Psychology, 10, 317-­‐338. doi: 10.1080/15213260701532880

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    J3.     Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z., & Townsend, J. T. (2006). Quantum dynamics of human decision-­‐making. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 50, 220-­‐241. doi: 10.1016/j.jmp.2006.01.003

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    J2.     Gantz, W., Wang, Z., Paul, B, & Potter, R.F. (2006). Sports versus all comers: Comparing TV sports fans with fans of other programming genres. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 50, 95-­‐118. doi: 10.1207/s15506878jobem5001_6

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    J1.     Lang, A., Shin, M., Bradley, S.D., Wang, Z., Lee, S., & Potter, D. (2005). Wait! Don’t turn that dial! More excitement to come! The effects of story length and production pacing in local television news on channel changing behavior and information processing in a free choice environment. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 49, 3-­‐22. doi: 10.1207/s15506878jobem4901_2

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  • Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Entries (Invited)

    (a undergraduate or graduate student)

    C13. a Xu, S., & Wang, Z. (in press). Multitasking: Does it actually exist? P. Vorderer, D. Hefner, L. Reinecke, C. Klimmt (Eds.), Permanently online, permanently connected. New York: Routledge.

    C12. a Irwin, M., & Wang, Z. (in press). Dynamic systems modeling. International encyclopedia of communication research methods. In J. Matthes, R. Potter, & C. Davis (Eds), International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods, San Francisco, CA: Wiley.

    C11. a Xu, S., & Wang, Z. (in press). Multitasking. In P. Rossler (Ed.), International encyclopedia of media effects. San Francisco, CA: Wiley.

    C10. Wang, Z., & Busemeyer, J. R. (2016). Order effects in sequential judgments and decisions. In H. Atmanspacher & S. Maasen (Eds), Reproducibility: Principles, practices, and problems (pp.391-406). San Francisco, CA: Wiley.

    C9. a Irwin, M., & Wang, Z. (2015). Media multitasking. In R. Scott & S. Kosslyn (Eds.),  Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences. San Francisco, CA: Wiley.

    C8. Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z., Pothos, E. (2015). Quantum models of cognition and decision. In J. R. Busemeyer, Z. Wang, J. T. Townsend, & A. Eidels (Eds), Oxford handbook of computational and mathematical psychology (pp.369-389). NY: Oxford University Press.

    C7. Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z., Eidels, A., & Townsend, J. T. (2015). Review of basic mathematical concepts used in mathematical psychology. In J. R. Busemeyer, Z. Wang, J. T. Townsend, & A. Eidels (Eds), Oxford handbook of computational and mathematical psychology (pp.1-10). NY: Oxford University Press.

    C6. Wang, Z., & Gantz, W. (2014). Media content: Televised News. In T. L., Thompson (Ed.), Encyclopedia of health communication. Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE.

    C5. Wang, Z., & Gantz, W. (2014). Media content: Newspaper. In T. L., Thompson (Ed.), Encyclopedia of health communication. Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE.

    C4. Wang, Z. (2013). Excitation transfer theory. In M. S. Eastin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of media violence. Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE.

    C3. Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z. (2010). Quantum probability applied to social and behavioral sciences. In C. Rangacharyulu & E. Haven (Eds.), Proceedings of the first Interdisciplinary CHESS Interactions Conference (pp. 115-126). Singapore: World Scientific.

    C2. Bucy, E., Gantz, W., & Wang, Z. (2007). News and new technology: Contending with the 24-hour news cycle. In C. A. Lin & D. Atkin (Eds.), Communication technology and social change (pp.143-163). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

    C1. Gantz, W., Wang, Z., & Bradley, S.D. (2006). Televised NFL games, the family, and domestic violence. In A. A. Raney & J. Bryant (Eds.), Handbook of sports and media (pp.365-381). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

  • Referred Proceedings

    P5. Wang, Z., Solloway, T., & Busemeyer, J. (2013). New empirical tests of a quantum model for question order effects. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1575-1580). Austin TX: Cognitive Science Society.

    P4. Busemeyer, J. R., Wang, Z., & Trueblood, J. (2012). Hierarchical Bayesian estimation of quantum decision model parameters. In J. R. Busemeyer, F. Dubois, A. Lambert-Mogiliansky, & M. Melucci (Eds.), Quantum interaction. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7620 (pp. 80-89). Springer. 

    P3. Busemeyer, J. R., & Wang, Z. (2007). Quantum information processing explanation for interactions between inferences and decisions. In P. D. Bruza, W. Lawless, K. van Rijsbergen, & D. A. Sofge (Eds.), Quantum interaction, AAAI Spring Symposium, Technical Report, SS-07-08 (pp. 91-97). Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. 

    P2. Wang, Z., Busemeyer, J.R., & Lang, A. (2006). Grazing or staying tuned: A dynamic stochastic model of channel changing behavior. In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.), The 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society & the 5th International Conference of the Cognitive Science (pp.870-875). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

    P1. Busemeyer, J.R., Matthew, M.R., & Wang, Z. (2006). A quantum information processing explanation of disjunction effects. In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.), The 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society & the 5th International Conference of the Cognitive Science (pp.131-135). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.