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Dr. Wang Xiaohui Vincent

Research Assistant Professor

(852) 3411 8051

Dr. Wang received his PhD in information studies from Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University. His research converges at the intersection of communication, information, and technology, echoing his education background, an intersection of arts and technology. His research focuses on Consumer Health Informatics, Social Networks, Human-Computer Interaction, and Social Media.

Classes Taught

Big Data Analytics in Media and Communication
AI and Digital Media Workshop

Research & Teaching Interests

Consumer Health Informatics
Social Media
Human-Computer Interaction
User Experience


Selected Publications
  • Wang, X. & Song, Y. (in press). Viral misinformation and echo chambers: The diffusion of rumors about genetically modified organisms on social media. Internet Research.
  • Wang, X. & Lee, K. M. (2020). The paradox of technology innovativeness and risk perceptions – A profile of Asian smartphone users. Telematics and Informatics. 51, 101415.
  • Wang, X., Shi, J., Kong, H. (2020). Online health information seeking: A review and meta-analysis. Health Communication.
  • Wang, X., Goh, D. H.-L., Lim, E.-P. (2020). Understanding continuance intention toward crowdsourcing games: A longitudinal investigation. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.
  • Wang, X., Goh, D. H.-L. (2020). Components of game experience: An automatic text analysis of online reviews. Entertainment Computing. 33, 100338.
  • Chu, T.H.*, Su, Y.*, Kong, H.*, Shi, J., Wang, X. (2020). Online social support for intimate partner violence victims in China: Quantitative and automatic content analysis. Violence Against Women. (*Student co-author)
  • Dienlin, T., Johannes, N., Bowman, N. D., Masur, P. K., Engesser, S., … Wang, X., … de Vreese, C. (2020). An agenda for open science in Communication. Journal of Communication.
  • Shi, J., Wang, X., Peng, T. Q., & Chen, L. (2019). Cancer-prevention messages on Chinese social media: A content analysis grounded in the Extended Parallel Process Model and Attribution Theory Model and Attribution Theory. International Journal of Communication, 13, 18.
  • Wang, X., Chen, L., Shi, J., & Peng, T-Q. (2019). What makes cancer information viral on social media? Computers in Human Behavior, 93, 149-156.
  • Chen, L.*, Wang, X.*, & Peng, T-Q. (2018). Nature and Diffusion of Gynecologic Cancer–Related Misinformation on Social Media: Analysis of Tweets. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20, e11515. (*contributed equally).
  • Wang, X., Goh, D. H.-L. (2017). Video games acceptance: A meta-analysis of the extended technology acceptance model. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social networking, 20, 662-671.
  • Wang, X., Goh, D. H.-L., Lim, E.-P., Vu, A. W.-L., & Alton C. Y.-K. (2017). Examining the effectiveness of gamification in human computation. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 33, 813-821.
  • Shi J., Wang, X., Peng, T-Q., & Chen, L. (2017). Understanding interactions in virtual HIV communities: A social network analysis approach. AIDS Care, 29, 239-243.
  • Wang, X., Shi, J., Peng, T-Q., & Chen, L. (2016). An examination of users’ influence in online HIV/AIDS communities. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social networking, 19, 314-320.
  • Wang, X., Goh, D. H.-L., Lim, E.-P., & Vu, A. W. L. (2016). Understanding the determinants of human computation game acceptance – The effects of aesthetic experience and output quality. Online Information Review, 40, 481-496.
Conference Papers
  • Wang, X. & Peng, T-Q. (2017, June). Why online information goes viral? Role of personal influence, homophily, and network structure. Paper presented at the XXXVII Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), Beijing, China.
  • Wang, X. & Goh, D. H.-L. (2017, May). Understanding the acceptance of video games: A meta-analytic review. Paper presented at the 67th Annual International Communication Association Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Wang, X. & Goh, D. H.-L. (2015, May). Why do people play human computation games? An aesthetic perspective. Paper presented at the 65th Annual International Communication Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Shi, J., Wang, X., Peng, T-Q., & Chen, L. (2015, May). An exponential random graph modeling of patient-to-patient interactions on social media. Paper presented at the 65th Annual International Communication Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Wang, X., Haristya, S., Razikin, K., & Ho, S. S. (2014, August). Role of information processing sources on knowledge of climate change: A Singapore perspective. Paper presented at International Communication Division of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Montréal