College of Arts & Sciences Media & Journalism

Brandon Nutting

Brandon Nutting
Assistant Professor
Media & Journalism, College of Arts & Sciences
UNM Al Neuharth Media Center 151B
Phone: 605-677-6476
Teaching Interests:
Internet and New Media Advertising, Advertising Copy and Layout, Introduction to Mass Communication, Communication Theory, Research Methods, Psychophysiology, Quantitative Methodologies, Media Psychology.
Research Interests:
Cognitive and Emotional Processing of Mediated Messages. How the brain responds to mediated messages. Specifically, how mediated messages interact with human time perception.
Education:
  • Ph D, Media and Communication, Texas Tech University, 2012
  • MA, Mass Communications, Texas Tech University, 2009
  • BA, Strategic Communication, The Ohio State University, 2007
Grants:
  • Road to a Cure: Clinical Trials from Multiple Perspectives, South Dakota Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, (2014)
Publications:
  • Cummins, G. R., Wise, W. T., Nutting, B., (2012), Excitation transfer effects between semantically related and temporally adjacent stimuli, Media Psychology, vol. 15, pp. 420-442.
  • Cummins, G. R., Keene, J. R., Nutting, B., (2012), The impact of subjective camera in sports on arousal and enjoyment, Mass Communication and Society, vol. 15, iss. 1, pp. 74-97.
Awards and Honors:
  • Belbas-Larson Award Nomination
  • Helen DeVitt Jones Excellence in Graduate Teaching, 2012
Presentations:
  • Sternadori, M., Nutting, B., Hulscher, F. J., Dalldorf, C. A. (2014, May). People vs, objects in media texts: Effects of content features on attention, arousal, and memory.. Presented at the International Communication Association, Seattle, Washington.
  • Nutting, B., Berke, C. K. (2014, May). Transportation, narrative engagement, and storytelling: An investigation of the time required to elicit effects.. Presented at the International Communication Association, Seattle, Washington.
  • Leshner, . M., Gardner, E. L., Nutting, B. (2013, June). Explicating Psychological Reactance: Comparing Self-Report and Psychophysiological Measures. Presented at the International Communication Association, London, England.
  • Gardner, L., Nutting, B., Green, J. D., Kramer, S. E., Cui, B. (2012, September). Explicating psychological reactance: Cognitive and emotional processing of threat-to-choice language in persuasive health communication. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Matthews, C. B., Nutting, B., Kramer, S. E., Moore, S. A., Chuang, W., Bradley, S. D. (2012, September). Narrative structure in television: Associating prediction confidence and valence with physiological measures. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Cummins, G. R., Wise, W. T., Nutting, B. (2012, August). Excitation transfer effects between semantically related and temporally adjacent stimuli. Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Nutting, B., Lyons, K. R., Rodriguez, A. H. (2012, March). Are advertisers the biggest losers? An examination of productplacement, Fast-forwarded commercials. Presented at the American Academy of Advertising, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • Meeds, R. W., Farnall, O., Bradley, S. D., Nutting, B. (2012, March). The effects of feature and benefit sentences on memory and attitudes for print advertising. Presented at the American Academy of Advertising, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • Nutting, B., Wise, W. T., Bradley, S. D. (2010, October). Cardiac responding during a signal detection task for media event memory. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Portland, Oregon.
  • Matthews, C. B., Farnall, O., Nutting, B., Maxian, W., Bradley, S. D. (2009, May). Red and blue (and perhaps green) lines on television: Political moderation of heuristic cultivation effects. Presented at the International Communication Association, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Nutting, B. (2009, May). The effects of single modality cognitive load on the perceived reality of media narratives. Presented at the International Communication Association, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Cummins, G. R., Keene, J. R., Nutting, B. (2008, October). Arousal responses to subjective camera in sports broadcasts. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Austin, Texas.
  • Freeman, J. D., Maxian, W., Wise, W. T., Nutting, B., Bradley, S. D. (2008, October). The effects of controlled attention to television on physiological arousal and heart rate. Presented at the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Austin, Texas.
  • Freeman, J. D., Siegrist, E. N., Wise, W. T., Maxian, W., Brown, K. R., Nutting, B., Bradley, S. D. (2008, May). Attending to television: Linking cardiac deceleration and controlled attention. Presented at the International Communication Association, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Nutting, B., Maxian, W., Wise, W. T., Siegrist, E. N., Bradley, S. D. (2008, May). Is television's mean world mean only for conservatives? The interactive effects of political affiliation and processing strategy. Presented at the International Communication Association, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Cummins, G. R., Keene, J. R., Nutting, B. (2008, May). Sports spectatorship and emotional arousal:The role of camera angle. Presented at the International Communication Association, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Gangadharbatla, H., Bradley, S. D., Wise, W. T., Nutting, B., Brown, K. R., Maxian, W., Siegrist, E. N., Tirumala, L. (2008, April). Physiological responses as a measure of effectiveness of brand placements in video games. Presented at the American Academy of Advertising, San Mateo, California.