Roxane Cohen Silver

Pre-disaster predictions linked to post-disaster psychological outcomes, UCI study finds

First-of-its-kind research conducted in Florida before Hurricane Irma hit

During crisis, exposure to conflicting information is linked to stress, UCI-led study finds

People who rely on social media encounter more rumors, report greater distress

Twitter shows promise in rapid assessment of collective traumas’ local impact

UCI researchers develop, deploy innovative social media approach

UCI study finds link between acute stress response to disaster and previous exposure to traumatic events

Psychology & social behavior professor Roxane Cohen Silver’s work sheds light on human resilience after natural disasters and terrorist attacks. Her latest study, co-authored with doctoral graduate in psychology & social behavior Dana Garfin and associate professor of nursing science E. Alison Holman,  examines the relationship between acute stress responses to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings […]