A Meta-Analysis of Research on Inoculation Theory

@article{Banas2010AMO,
  title={A Meta-Analysis of Research on Inoculation Theory},
  author={John A. Banas and Stephen A. Rains},
  journal={Communication Monographs},
  year={2010},
  volume={77},
  pages={281 - 311}
}
  • John A. Banas, Stephen A. Rains
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Communication Monographs
  • A meta-analysis of 54 cases testing the effectiveness of inoculation theory at conferring resistance and examining the mechanisms of the theory was conducted. The analyses revealed inoculation messages to be superior to both supportive messages and no-treatment controls at conferring resistance. Additionally, the results revealed refutational same and refutational different preemptions to be equally effective at reducing attitude change. However, the data were not consistent with some… CONTINUE READING
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