Michael Jones

Dan Kahan and Michael Jones — Cultural Cognition and Public Campaign Financing

The February 16, 2011 Lab Seminar was presented by Dan Kahan, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law, Yale Law School, and Michael Jones, Edmond J. Safra Lab Fellow. They presented their research on cultural cognition and campaign finance, which is being conducted in conjunction with the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School.

The presenters began by describing...

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The Politics of Distraction: A Call for a Fresh Look at Ad Effects

Lab Fellows Michael Jones and Paul Jorgensen publish a new study in the Journal of Political Marketing on political television advertisements' influence (or otherwise) on congressional election results. Their results, also reported in USA Today, are further explained for both scholarly and non-academic audiences in this blog entry, written for the Lab.

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