• Nguyen, M. H., Bol, N., & King, A. J. (2020). Customisation versus personalisation of digital health information: Effects of mode tailoring on information processing outcomes. European Journal of Health Commnication. Accepted.
  • Nguyen, M. H., Hunsaker, A., & Hargittai, E. (2020). Older adults’ online social engagement and social capital: The moderating role of Internet skills. Information, Communication & Society. Advance online publication.
  • Nguyen, M. H., Gruber, J., Fuchs, J., Marler, W., Hunsaker, A., & Hargittai, E. (2020). Changes in digital communication during the COVID-19 global pandemic: Implications for digital Inequality and future research. Social Media + Society. In press.
  • Hargittai, E., Nguyen, M. H., Fuchs, J., Gruber, J., Marler, W., Hunsaker, A., & Karaoglu, G. (2020). From zero to a national data set in two weeks: Reflections on a COVID-19 collaborative survey project. Social Media + Society, 1-4.
  • Nguyen, M. H., Bol, N., Lustria, M. L. A. (2020). Perceived active control over online health information: Underlying mechanisms of mode tailoring effects on website attitude and information recall. Journal of Health Communication. Advance online publication.


  • Bol, N., Hoie, N., Nguyen, M. H., Smit, E. S (2019). Customization in mobile health apps: Explaining effects on physical activity intentions by the need for autonomy. Digital Health, 5, 1-12.
  • Hunsaker, A., Nguyen, M. H., Fuchs, J. M., Djukaric, T., Hugentobler, L., Hargittai, E. (2019). “He explained it to me and I also did it myself”: How older adults get support with their technology uses. Socius, 5, 1-5. 
  • Nguyen, M. H., Smets, E. M. A., Bol, N., Loos, E. F., van Laarhoven, H. W. M., Geijsen, E. D., van Berge Henegouwen, M. I., Tytgat, K. M. A. J., & van Weert, J. C. M. (2019). Tailored Web-based information for younger and older patients with cancer: Randomized controlled trial of a preparatory educational intervention on patient outcomes. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(10), e14407.
  • Nguyen, M. H., Smets, E. M. A., Bol, N., Bronner, M. B., Tytgat, K. M. A. J., Loos, E. F., & van Weert, J. C. M. (2019). Fear and forget: How anxiety impacts recall of medical information in newly diagnosed cancer patients visiting a fast-track clinic. Acta Oncologica, 58(2), 182-188.
  • Nguyen, M. H., Bol, N., van Weert, J. C. M., Loos, E. F., Tytgat, K. M. A. J., Geijsen, E. D., … & Smets, E. M. A. (2019). Optimising eHealth tools for older patients: Collaborative redesign of a hospital website. European Journal of Cancer Care, 28, e12882.


  • Nguyen, M. H., Smets, E. M. A., Bol, N., Loos, E. F., & van Weert, J. C. M. (2018). How tailoring the mode of information presentation influences younger and older adults’ satisfaction with health websites. Journal of Health Communication, 23(2), 170-180.
  • Bronner, M. B., Nguyen, M. H., Smets, E. M A., van de Ven, A. W. H., & van Weert, J. C. M (2018). Anxiety during cancer diagnosis: Examining the influence of monitoring coping style and treatment plan. Psycho-Oncology, 27(2), 661-667.


  • Nguyen, M. H., van Weert, J. C. M., Bol, N., Loos, E. F., Tytgat, K. M. A. J., van de Ven, A. W. H., & Smets, E. M A. (2017). Tailoring the mode of information presentation: Effects on younger and older adults’ attention and recall of online information. Human Communication Research, 43(1), 102-126.
  • De Graaf, A. M., van den Putte, B., Nguyen, M. H., Zebregs, S., Lammers, J., & Neijens, P. C. (2017). The effectiveness of narrative versus informational smoking education on beliefs, attitudes, and intentions of low educated adolescents. Psychology & Health, 32(7), 810-825.
  • De Bruijn, G. J., Nguyen, M. H., Rhodes, R. E., & van Osch, L. (2017). Effects of preparatory and action planning instructions on situation-specific and general fruit and snack intake. Appetite, 108, 161-170.


Nguyen, M. H. (2019). A novel approach to tailored communication: Optimizing online health information for older patients. University of Amsterdam. Online available here.