Browse by Supervisor "Speed, L.J."

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  • Michon, C.H.J.M. (2020-06-08)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    This research examines whether language markers, specifically uncertainty markers and certainty markers, have an effect on the perception of the written communication of a manager. Authoritativeness, sociability, trustworthiness ...
  • Westerhoff, A. (2018-08-27)
    Master Communicatie- en informatiewetenschappen
    Our knowledge of the world is made up of concepts, and is quite important for our cognitive behaviour. There appears to be a difference between concrete and abstract concepts in how we store them and retrieve them. Studies ...
  • Peters Rit, M.C. (2016-06-15)
    Master Communicatie- en informatiewetenschappen
    As humans we tend to match stimuli from different sensory modalities together. This is called ‘crossmodal correspondence’. Previous studies have already explored congruence effects. However, few studies have looked at the ...
  • Willems, L.W. (2020-07-08)
    Master Communicatie- en informatiewetenschappen
    Previous literature revealed evidence that producing and perceiving Duchenne and non- Duchenne smiles can differ across and between various cultures and ethnicities and, as a result, can create difficulty in communication. ...
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    Douteil, M.D. (2020-06-08)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    Some meal descriptions focus on the healthy aspects of the ingredients, even though most people are led by the tastiness when choosing. The information may influence people in their choice of what to eat. Previous studies ...
  • Fenwick, V.E. (2021-06-16)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    Whether an object is assigned masculine or feminine grammatical gender influences how male- or female-like the object is perceived. Research on consumer behaviour indicates that congruence between gender cues, e.g. the ...
  • Er, H.A. (2020-06-08)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    This study explored the effect of certainty and uncertainty markers used in an email on the perceived authoritativeness, trustworthiness, competence and sociability of the manager. This was made possible through an online ...
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    Huang, X.Y. (2020-06-08)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    Overweight and obesity have become growing problems for the Dutch population. Therefore, healthier food choices must be promoted. However, an unhealthy = tasty intuition exists causing people to perceive healthy food as ...
  • Jansen, N.E.A.H. (2021-06-25)
    Master Communicatie- en informatiewetenschappen
    The aim of this study was to examine the effect of sensory, healthy, and neutral language in L1 and L2 on the perception of plant-based products. By marketing plant-based products better, consumers may increasingly choose ...
  • Martens, E.P.C. (2020-06-08)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    This study looks at the effect of uncertainty markers and certainty markers on the perceived quality of a manager. Earlier research has shown the influence of hedges, but not a lot of research has been done on certainty ...
  • Trujillo Fernández, R.T.F. (2018-08-16)
    Master Communicatie- en informatiewetenschappen
    This study is focused on business communication, in the CSR field. The effectiveness of two different communication styles (high and low context) was measured through attitude towards the brand, purchase intention and ...
  • Dijk, K.D.M. van (2021-01-26)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    Eating healthy is an important topic that students should adapt because of the beneficial effects on their body and study results. To see if it is possible to influence students’ perception about food products by modifying ...
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    Aiyathurai, A. (2020-07-09)
    Master Communicatie- en informatiewetenschappen
    To promote the consumption of healthy food, an attempt was made to find out what type of advertisement would be most effective. It was investigated to what extent health-focused, basic, or indulgent language have an effect ...
  • Eggink, W. (2021-02-09)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    This study aimed to analyse the effect of language on product packaging for healthy and unhealthy food. Previous research indicated that unhealthy food options are often described or portrayed in a more appealing manner, ...
  • Croux, S.J.A. (2020-01-24)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    Nowadays, we live in a world were we are more often confronted with online advertisements of unhealthy food products rather than advertisements depicting healthy food. Unhealthy foods are presented in such a way that ...
  • Robertson, J.W.R (2021-01-20)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    Given the abundance of country-of-origin markers in advertising, there is an immediate economic requirement for enterprises to base their marketing strategies on concrete research. The overarching aim of this experiment ...
  • Adams, E.C. (2020-06-30)
    Master Communicatie- en informatiewetenschappen
    This study aimed to generate knowledge on healthy food marketing through the research question; ‘how can language be used in advertisements to encourage healthy food choices?’. Research on language use in advertisements ...
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    Casalino, F.G.C. (2020-06-26)
    Bachelor Communicatie- en Informatiewetenschappen
    This research examined the effect of expressing certainty and uncertainty in communication. We studied whether an email by a manager had a different effect on participants’ perception of the manager when containing either ...
  • Charles, R.K. (2021-01-12)
    Master Communicatie- en informatiewetenschappen
    This study was designed to determine the effect of deictic gestures on learning Spanish adverbs of words. Adverbs of place are words that describe the location of an object. Most languages use these words. However, languages ...
  • Faassen, I.H.M. (2020-06-18)
    Master Communicatie- en informatiewetenschappen
    The issue of mass tourism and the negative consequences it has on touristic hotspots have been important issues receiving increasing attention. Initiatives have been trying to reduce the stream of tourists to hotspots like ...