Visual Thinking and Composition Fall 2020

Visual Thinking and Composition Fall 2020

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The Visual Thinking and Composition Research Skills course taught by Neil Cohn at Tilburg University aims to teach masters students in the Communication and Information Sciences program basic drawing and visual communication skills. The final project for this class is to summarize and “translate” an academic paper into a short comic. 

Below are links to these works of science communication for the 2019 VTC class. 

Links on student’s names or image will open the pdf of the comic. Links to the original paper will bring you to the scientific article. Enjoy!

Sport as Travel Motivation 
by Shifra Barneveld

Tütünkov-Hrisztov, J., Müller, A., & Molnár, A. (2020). The appearance of sport as a travel motivation in traveling habitsGeosport for Society, 12(1), 31-43.

The Little Albert Experiment
by Julie van Bokhorst

Watson, J. B., & Rayner, R. (1920). Conditioned emotional reactionsJournal of Experimental Psychology, 3(1), 1.

Do the calories actually #Gettinghealthy
by Aniek Bolwerk

Vaterlaus, J. M., Patten, E. V., Roche, C., & Young, J. A. (2015). #Gettinghealthy: The perceived influence of social media on young adult health behaviors. Computers in Human Behavior, 45, 151–157.

Influencer Marketing and Repairing a destination’s image
by Nikki Born

Born, N. (2020). Influencer marketing and repairing a destination’s image: A case study about the Gateway KSA influencer campaign for Saudi Arabia. (Bachelor Thesis, Erasmus University, Rotterdam)

Religiously Shunned
by Charika Caines

Griffin, H. (2000). Their own received them not: African American lesbians and gays in Black churches. Theology & Sexuality, 2000(12), 88-100

by Clara L.M.P. Coelho

Singhal, S., Neustaedter, C., Ooi, Y. L., Antle, A. N., & Matkin, B. (2017, February). Flex-N-Feel: The Design and Evaluation of Emotive Gloves for Couples to Support Touch Over Distance. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (pp. 98-110).

My name is Bot. Chatbot.
by Vanda Medea Csapo

Zamora, J. (2017, October). I’m sorry, dave, i’m afraid i can’t do that: Chatbot perception and expectations. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Agent Interaction (pp. 253-260).

Do the calories actually The back story of a tennis game
by Benthe Dibbets

Pirate States
by Klavdiia Fadeeva

McDonald, P. (2020). Pirate-states: Imagining the geography of media piracyInternational Journal of Cultural Studies, 1367877919850828.

Swim between the flags
by Marÿke Fioole

Warton, N. M., & Brander, R. W. (2017). Improving tourist beach safety awareness: the benefits of watching Bondi RescueTourism Management, 63, 187-200.

Working with genre
by Claudia Gerards

Paltridge, B. (1995). Working with genre: A pragmatic perspectiveJournal of Pragmatics, 24(4), 393-406.

Food advertising and eating behavior in children
by Zoe Grijn

Folkvord, F., Anschütz, D. J., Boyland, E., Kelly, B., & Buijzen, M. (2016). Food advertising and eating behavior in childrenCurrent Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 9, 26-31

A closer look at Wicked Problems
by Fleur Hasebos

Crowley, K., & Head, B. W. (2017). The enduring challenge of ‘wicked problems’: revisiting Rittel and WebberPolicy Sciences, 50(4), 539-547.

The positive effects of mindfulness meditation
by Laura Hoogenstraaten

Wu, R., Liu, L., Zhu, H., Su, W., Cao, Z., & Zhong, S. et al. (2019). Brief Mindfulness Meditation Improves Emotion ProcessingFrontiers In Neuroscience, 13.

How geographical framing influences climate change mitigation behaviours
by Sebastiaan H.K Hoogeweegen

Degeling, D., & Koolen, R. (2020). Local framing of climate change in a coastal town in The Netherlands. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Exposure to food advertising on television
by Michelle Kanters

Andreyeva, T., Kelly, I. R., & Harris, J. L. (2011). Exposure to food advertising on television: associations with children’s fast food and soft drink consumption and obesityEconomics & Human Biology, 9(3), 221-233.

Users of the world, unite!
by Odilia Kerkhoven

Kaplan, A. M., & Haenlein, M. (2010). Users of the world, unite! The challenges and opportunities of Social MediaBusiness horizons, 53(1), 59-68.

WebCaren against The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
by Suzanne Klein Wolterink

Grégoire, Y., Salle, A., & Tripp, T. M. (2014) Managing social media crises with your customers: The good, the bad and the uglyBusiness Horizons, 58(2), 173-182.

The human and animal baby schema effect
by Anne Evelien Lichtert

Lehmann, V., Huis, E. M., & Vingerhoets, A. J. (2013). The human and animal baby schema effect: Correlates of individual differencesBehavioural processes, 94, 99-108.

Do the calories actually Behavioral study of obedience
by Charlotte van Liebergen

Milgram, S. (1963). Behavioral study of obedienceThe Journal of abnormal and social psychology, 67(4), 371

The Era of Humanlike Chatbots
by Ingrid Enid Liendo Garcia

Liebrecht, C., & van Hooijdonk, C. (2019, November). Creating Humanlike Chatbots: What Chatbot Developers Could Learn From Webcare Employees In Adopting A Conversational Human Voice. In International Workshop on Chatbot Research and Design (pp. 51-64). Springer, Cham.

Human time perception and its illusions
by Lot Mars

Eagleman D. M. (2008). Human time perception and its illusionsCurrent opinion in neurobiology, 18(2), 131–136.

Just a moment sweetie, mommy has to answer her phone
by Patricia Meershoek

Reed, J., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2017). Learning on hold: Cell phones sidetrack parent-child interactionsDevelopmental psychology, 53(8), 1428.

Blockchain is changing trust in e-commerce
by Washik Minasian

Minasian, W (2018). Blockchain in e-commerce, how trust is being changed in e-commerce by blockchain.

Comprehension of Iconic Gestures
by Juliette Naudin

Bohn, M., Call, J., & Tomasello, M. (2019). Natural Reference: A phylo- and ontogenetic perspective on the comprehension of iconic gestures and vocalizationsDevelopmental Science, 22, e12757

A person always looks better with a smile
by Nazifa Noorzai

Noorzai, N. Determinants of physical and social attractiveness on online dating profiles. A qualitative study into impression formation based on the visual and verbal features on an online dating profile. Masters thesis.

Readiness of upscale and luxury-branded hotels for digital transformation
by Renée Pluymackers

Lam, C., & Law, R. (2019). Readiness of upscale and luxury-branded hotels for digital transformation. International Journal Of Hospitality Management, 79(79), 60-69.

Breaking the cycle
by Camila Quezada

Ohiomu, S., Ihensekhien, O. A., & Ovenseri-Ogbomo, F. O. (2020). Externality Effects of Sachet and Plastic Bottled Water Consumption on the Environment: Evidence from Benin City and Okada in NigeriaInternational Journal of Sustainable Development & World Policy, 9(1), 1-9.

Food Marketing and Obesity in Developing Countries
by Susanne van Schaik

Witkowski, T. H. (2007). Food Marketing and Obesity in Developing Countries: Analysis, Ethics, and Public PolicyJournal of Macromarketing, 27(2):126-137

Child-Robot Interactions for Second Language Tutoring to Preschool Children
by Milou Straatman

Vogt, P., de Haas, M., de Jong, C., Baxter, P., & Krahmer, E. (2017). Child-Robot Interactions for Second Language Tutoring to Preschool ChildrenFrontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, [73].

Do we have more control over our own bodies than we think?
by Roel Theuniszen

Kox, M., van Eijk, L. T., Zwaag, J., van den Wildenberg, J., Sweep, F. C., van der Hoeven, J. G., & Pickkers, P. (2014). Voluntary activation of the sympathetic nervous system and attenuation of the innate immune response in humansProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(20), 7379-7384.

What are all these dogs doing at school?
by Femke Timmermans

Do the calories actually Virtual Superheroes
by Fay van Tussenbroek

Rosenberg, R. S., Baughman, S. L., & Bailenson, J. N. (2013). Virtual superheroes: Using superpowers in virtual reality to encourage prosocial behaviorPloS one, 8(1), e55003.

Dementia and Paro
by Dorith van Abeelen

Petersen, S., Houston, S., Qin, H., Tague, C., & Studley, J. (2017). The utilization of robotic pets in dementia careJournal of alzheimer’s disease, 55(2), 569-574.

de Wit, J., Brandse, A., Krahmer, E., & Vogt, P. (2020, March). Varied Human-Like Gestures for Social Robots: Investigating the Effects on Children’s Engagement and Language Learning. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 359-367).

The Design And Application of Game Rewards In Youth Addiction Care
by Layla van den Heuvel

van Dooren, M. M., Visch, V. T., & Spijkerman, R. (2019). The Design and Application of Game Rewards in Youth Addiction Care. Information, 10(4), 126.

Undisclosed Information
by Renel van de Wal

Boling, K. S., & Hull, K. (2018). Undisclosed information—Serial is My Favorite Murder: Examining motivations in the true crime podcast audienceJournal of Radio & Audio Media, 25(1), 92-108.

Television advertising and branding
by Jill van der Velden

Boyland, E. J., & Halford, J. C. (2013). Television advertising and branding. Effects on eating behaviour and food preferences in childrenAppetite, 62, 236-241.

Varied Human-Like Gestures for Social Robots
by Eline Verhaar

de Wit, J., Brandse, A., Krahmer, E., & Vogt, P. (2020, March). Varied Human-Like Gestures for Social Robots: Investigating the Effects on Children’s Engagement and Language Learning. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 359-367).

Conviviality and collectives on social media
by Thijs van der Weijden

Varis, P., & Blommaert, J. (2015). Conviviality and collectives on social media: Virality, memes, and new social structuresMultilingual Margins: A journal of multilingualism from the periphery, 2(1), 31-31.

Confessions of A ‘Guilty’ Couch Potato
by Mariëlle Weijzig

de Feijter, D., Khan, V. J., & van Gisbergen, M. (2016, June). Confessions of a ‘guilty’ couch potato understanding and using context to optimize binge-watching behavior. In Proceedings of the ACM International conference on interactive experiences for TV and online video (pp. 59-67).

Social media use and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
by Annelieke Weiland

Objects as Humans
by Geanne Woertink

E. W. Wan and R. P. Chen (2021),“Anthropomorphism and Object Attachment”,Current Opinion in Psychology. 39, 88-93.

Does observing hand actions in animations and static graphics differentially affect learning of hand- manipulative tasks?
by Luc Wolfs

De Koning, B. B., Marcus, N., Brucker, B., & Ayres, P. (2019). Does observing hand actions in animations and static graphics differentially affect learning of hand-manipulative tasks? Computers & Education, 141, 1-12.

Learning and engaging with the use of gestures
by Peisi Ying

de Wit, J., Brandse, A., Krahmer, E., & Vogt, P. (2020, March). Varied Human-Like Gestures for Social Robots: Investigating the Effects on Children’s Engagement and Language Learning. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 359-367).