Publications

Greenwood, D., Long, C. R., & Dal Cin, S. (2013). Fame and the social self: The need to belong, narcissism, and relatedness predict the appeal of fame.Personality and Individual Differences.

Dal Cin, S., Stoolmiller, M., & Sargent, J. D. (2013). Exposure to Smoking in Movies and Smoking Initiation Among Black Youth. American journal of preventive medicine44(4), 345-350.

Cascio, C. N., Dal Cin, S., & Falk, E. B. (2013). Health communications: Predicting behavior change from the brain. In Social Neuroscience and Public Health (pp. 57-71). Springer New York.

Greenwood, D. N., & Dal Cin, S. (2012). Ethnicity and body consciousness: Black and White American women's negotiation of media ideals and others' approval. Psychology of Popular Media Culture1(4), 220.

Wills, T. A., Sargent, J. D., Gibbons, F. X., Forbes, M., Tappe, M., Dal Cin, S., & Knight, R. (2012, June). 
Movie alcohol exposure and adolescent alcohol use in a multiethnic sample in Hawaii. In Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research (Vol. 36, pp. 354A-354A). 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA: WILEY-BLACKWELL.

Dal Cin, S., Stoolmiller, M., & Sargent, J. D. (2012). When movies matter: exposure to smoking in movies and changes in smoking behavior. Journal of health communication17(1), 76-89.

Wagner, D. D., Dal Cin, S., Sargent, J. D., Kelley, W. M., & Heatherton, T. F. (2011). Spontaneous action representation in smokers when watching movie characters smoke. The Journal of Neuroscience31(3), 894-898.

Gibbons, F. X., Pomery, E. A., Gerrard, M., Sargent, J. D., Weng, C. Y., Wills, T. A., ... & Yeh, H. C. (2010). Media as social influence: racial differences in the effects of peers and media on adolescent alcohol cognitions and consumption. Psychology of addictive behaviors24(4), 649.

Wills, T. A., Gibbons, F. X., Sargent, J. D., Gerrard, M., Lee, H. R., & Dal Cin, S. (2010). Good self-control moderates the effect of mass media on adolescent tobacco and alcohol use: tests with studies of children and adolescents. Health Psychology29(5), 539.

Dillard, A. J., Fagerlin, A., Cin, S. D., Zikmund-Fisher, B. J., & Ubel, P. A. (2010). Narratives that address affective forecasting errors reduce perceived barriers to colorectal cancer screening. Social science & medicine71(1), 45-52.

Tanski, S. E., Dal Cin, S., Stoolmiller, M., & Sargent, J. D. (2010). Parental R-rated movie restriction and early-onset alcohol use. Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs71(3), 452.

Dal Cin, S., Worth, K. A., Gerrard, M., Gibbons, F. X., & Sargent, J. D. (2009). Watching and drinking: Expectancies, prototypes, and peer affiliations mediate the effect of exposure to alcohol use in movies on adolescent drinking. Health Psychology, 28, 473-483.

Hunt, K., Sweeting, H., Sargent, J. D., Lewars, H., Dal Cin, S., & Worth, K. A. (2009). An examination of the association between seeing smoking in films and tobacco use in young adults in the west of Scotland: Cross-sectional study. Health Education Research, 24, 22-31.

Tanski, S. E., Stoolmiller, M., Dal Cin, S., Worth, K. A., Gibson, J. J., & Sargent, J. D. (2009). Movie character smoking and adolescent smoking: Who matters more, good guys or bad guys? Pediatrics, 124, 135-143.

Dal Cin, S., Worth, K. A., Dalton, M. A., & Sargent, J. D. (2008). Exposure to Alcohol Use in Movies: Future Directions. Addiction103(12), 1937-1938.

Dal Cin, S., Worth, K. A., Dalton, M. A. Sargent, J. D. (2008). Youth exposure to alcohol use and brand appearances in popular contemporary movies. Addiction, 103, 1925-1932.

Dal Cin, S., Gibson, B., Zanna, M. P., Shumate, R., & Fong, G. T. (2007). Smoking in movies, implicit associations of smoking with the self, and intentions to smoke. Psychological Science, 18, 559-563.

Sargent, J. D., Stoolmiller, M., Worth, K. A., Dal Cin, S., Wills, T. A., Gibbons, F. X., Gerrard, M., & Tanski, S. E. (2007). Exposure to smoking depictions in movies: Its association with established adolescent smoking. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 161, 849-856.

Wills, T. A., Sargent, J. D., Stoolmiller, M., Gibbons, F. X., Worth, K. A., & Dal Cin, S. (2007). Movie exposure to smoking cues and adolescent smoking onset: A test for mediation through peer affiliations.Health Psychology, 26, 769-776.

Dal Cin, S., MacDonald, T. K., Fong, G. T., Zanna, M. P., & Elton-Marshall, T. E. (2006). Remembering the message: Using a reminder cue to increase condom use following a safer sex intervention. Health Psychology, 25, 438-443.

McClure, A. C., Dal Cin, S., Gibson, J. J., & Sargent, J. D. (2006). Ownership of alcohol branded merchandise and initiation of teen drinking. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 30, 277-83.

Worth, K. A., Dal Cin, S., & Sargent, J. D. (2006). Prevalence of smoking among major movie characters: 1996-2003. Tobacco Control, 15, 442-446.

Dal Cin, S., Zanna, M. P., & Fong, G. T. (2004). Narrative persuasion and overcoming resistance. In E. S. Knowles & J. A. Linn (Eds.) Resistance and persuasion. Mawah, NJ: Erlbaum.