Hocheol Yang
Hocheol Yang
Department: Media & Communication


Hocheol Yang is a doctoral student and manager of the M.I.N.D. Lab. in Klein College of Media and Communication. His research interests include immersive media and communication technology, with a focus on motivational effects and processes of telepresence in media psychology. Yang specializes in interactive media production and technology. Though his scholarship addresses theoretical questions utilizing rigorous experimental studies, he tries to embrace interdisciplinary perspectives.


Journal articles

  • Bracken, C. C., Yang, H., & Pettey, G. (2015). What I Love about Technology: Older Adults and Mobile Communication Technologies: Older adults and mobile technologies. Studies in Media and Communication, 3(1), 127-133.
  • Donghun C., & Hocheol Y. (November 2013). The effects of timing, message strategies, and media types as apology strategies in corporate crises. Paper submitted for Public Relations Review.
  • Hocheol Y. & Donghun C. (2012). Influence of 3D characteristics perception on presence, and presence on visual fatigue and perceived eye movement. Journal of Broadcast Engineering. 17(1), 49-59.
  • Hocheol Y. & Irkwon J. (2011). A study on the characteristics of smart-phone user: between users and non-users of applications. Journal of Cyber Society & Culture, 2(1).
  • Hocheol Y. (2011). 3D effects on viewers’ perceived eye movement, perceived functionality, visual fatigue, and presence. A master’s thesis. Seoul: Kwangwoon University.
  • Donghun C. & Hocheol Y. (2010). Exploratory analysis of 3D stereoscopic video measurement. Journal of the Korea Society of Digital Industry and Information Management, 6(6), 225-235.

Conference papers

  • Yang, H. (2015). Effects of presence and heuristic cues on audiences’ attitudes. Paper presented at the Graduate Research Forum 2015, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Lange, M., Bracken, C. C., & Yang, H. (2015). How high is too high? The impact of frame rate on telepresence. Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association 2015 annual convention, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Yang, H., & Bracken, C. C. (2014). 3D effects on viewers’ perceived eye movement, perceived characteristics, visual fatigue, and presence. Paper presented at the National Communication Association 100th annual convention, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Lombard, M., Selverian, M., Yang, H., & Kun, X. (2014). Future Presence: Hopes, Fears and Predictions Based on Popular Culture Portrayals. National Communication Association 100th annual convention, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Ahn, C., Yang, H., Ford, J., Poland, J., & Bracken, C. C. (September 12, 2014). Does Sexiness Hold Our Attention: Tracking Eye Fixations in Music Videos. Paper presented at the Tobii Eye Tracking Conference, Washington DC, USA.
  • Bracken, C. C., Yang, H., & Pettey, G. (November 2013). I love technology: An examination of e-reader use by senior citizens. Paper submitted for presentation to the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Communication & Technology Division.
  • Horowitz, E. M., & Yang, H. (2013). How 9/11 and the war on terror affect attitudes toward North Korea: a political socialization perspective. Poster presented at the 38th annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Donghun C. & Hocheol Y. (2012). 3D movie human factor research, Journal of the HCI Society of Korea Preceding.
  • Hocheol Y. & Donghun C. (2011). The effect of 3D to viewers’ psychophysiological response: Perceived eye movement, perceived functionality, visual fatigue, presence. Graduate school conference: Korean Society for Journalism & Communication Studies, 2011. p.15