Xuanjun (Jason) Gong

PhD Candidate, Department of Communication, University of California, Davis.


xjgong at ucdavis dot edu

167 Kerr Hall

Davis, CA 95616

I am Xuanjun (Jason) Gong. I am a Ph.D. candidate at Department of Communication, UC, Davis. I am a researcher at Cognitive Communication Science Lab, PI: Richard Huskey. My research focus is on media selection, computational modeling, communication networks, and information diffusion.

I am currently seeking for academic positions in the field of communication this year.

My research has been published in outlets such as Journal of Communication, Human Communication Research, Computational Communication Research, American Behavioral Scientist, and Journal of Medical Internet Research.


selected publications

  1. gong2023mmtddm.png
    People prefer negatively-valenced movies in a two-alternative movie decision task: A drift-diffusion modeling approach for testing mood management theory
    Xuanjun (Jason) Gong, Richard HuskeyAllison Eden, and 1 more author
    Journal of Communication, 2023
  2. gong_huskey_ccr_2023.png
    Media selection is highly predictable, In principle
    Xuanjun (Jason) Gong, and Richard Huskey
    MediArXiv, May 2023
  3. jqad014.png
    Broadcast information diffusion processes on social media networks: exogenous events lead to more integrated public discourse
    Xuanjun (Jason) Gong, Richard HuskeyHaoning Xue, and 2 more authors
    Journal of Communication, Apr 2023
  4. jqab044.png
    Flexible and Modular Brain Network Dynamics Characterize Flow Experiences During Media Use: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study
    Richard Huskey, Justin Robert Keene, Shelby Wilcox, and 3 more authors
    Journal of Communication, Nov 2021