Virtual Human Interaction Lab researchers found that after people had an experience in augmented reality (AR) – simulated by wearing goggles that layer computer-generated content onto real-world environments – their interactions in their physical world changed as well, even with the AR device removed.
There are important differences in the uses and meanings assigned to audience metrics in the United States and France.Research by Angèle Christin
Democracy is under siege in most countries, deliberative democracy can reinvigorate our democratic politics.Research by James Fishkin
Building strength of partisan antipathy — “negative partisanship” — has radically altered politics. Anger has become the primary tool for motivating voters.Research by Shanto Iyengar
How the Chinese Government Fabricates Social Media Posts for Strategic Distraction, Not Engaged ArgumentResearch by Jennifer Pan
An end-to-end system for capturing and analyzing the “screenome” of life in media.Research by Byron Reeves
An in-depth look at virtual reality and how it can be harnessed to improve our everyday lives.Research by Jeremy Bailenson
Computational journalism promises to lower the cost of investigative journalism and increase demand among readers.Research by James Hamilton
An empirical evaluation of college students’ interest in self-tracking revealed several motivations that were related to individual characteristics and preferred tracking tools.Research by Gabriella Harari
Although most people think legislators should listen to the public in making decisions, few think they do so.Research by Jon Krosnick
Surveillance-based for-profit media such as Facebook are creating new relationships between the arts, the corporation, and their respective publics.Research by Fred Turner
Patients that text during surgery need fewer narcotics to get through their operation than people playing angry birds.Research by Jeff Hancock
The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences nurtures interdisciplinary research and exploration of pressing societal questions and problems.
Health news from NPR. Prof. Jeff Hancock’s research suggests we can pick up on — and mirror — the emotions we encounter in our social media feeds.