Selected Publications

Olivarez, O., Hardie, R., & Blackburn, K. (2018). The language of romance: An open vocabulary analysis
of the highest rated words used in romance novels. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 1-12.
doi:10.1177/0261927X18793976

Blackburn, K., Yilmaz, G., & Boyd, R. (2018). What’s cooking: Exploring how people communicate about
food online, Appetite123, 390-401. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2018.01.022

Rhidenour, K., Barrett, A., & Blackburn, K. (2017). Heroes or health victims?: Exploring how the elite
media frames Veterans on Veterans Day, Health Communication, doi:10.1080/10410236.2017.1405481

Barrett, A., Murphy, M., & Blackburn, K. (2017). “Playing Hooky”: Apprehension, impression management,
and deception. Health Communication, 33, 1-12. doi:10.1080/10410236.2016.1266578

Brody, N., LeFebvre, L., & Blackburn, K. (2016). Social networking site behaviors across the relational
lifespan: 
Measurement and association with relationship escalation and de-escalation. Social Media and
Society, 2, 1-16. doi:2056305116680004

Pennebaker, J.W., Boyd, R.L., Jordan, K., & Blackburn, K. (2015). The development and psychometric properties
of LIWC2015.

LeFebvre, Luke., LeFebvre, Leah., Blackburn, K., & Boyd, R. (2015). Student estimates of public speaking
competency: The meaning extraction helper and video self-evaluation. Communication Education, 64, 37-41.
doi:10.1080/03634523.2015.1014384

Blackburn, K., Brody, N., & LeFebvre, L. (2014). The I’s, We’s and She/He’s of breakups: Public and private
pronoun usage in relationship dissolution accounts. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 33, 202-213.
doi:10.1177/0261927X13516865

LeFebvre, L., Blackburn, K., & Brody, N. (2014). Navigating romantic relationships on Facebook: Extending the
relational dissolution model to account for social networking environments. Journal of Social and Personal
Relationships
, 32, 78-98. doi:10.1177/0265407514524848

Blackburn, K., LeFebvre L., & Richardson, E. (2013). Technological task interruptions in the classroom. Florida
Communication Journal, 41,
107-116.

Peña, J., & Blackburn, K. (2013). The priming effects of virtual environments on interpersonal perceptions and
behaviors. Journal of Communication, 63, 703-720. doi:10.1111/jcom.12043

LeFebvre, L., & Blackburn, K. (2013). Choosing Emma’s ending: Exploring the intersection of small and big
stories, antenarrative, and narrative. Narrative Inquiry22, 211-225. doi:10.1075/ni.22.2.01lef