In the Department of Communication, we study the ways that communication techniques and technologies shape who we are, how we govern ourselves, and what kinds of cultures we inhabit.

How to create empathy in VR

Prof. Jeremy Bailenson discusses the growing body of scientific evidence showing that creating empathy in virtual reality is more successful if the headset wearer moves around.

52nd Carlos Kelly McClatchy Symposium

“Virtual Reality, Real Implications: How VR will shape people, business, and government” features Courtney Cogburn (Columbia University), Tom Wheeler (former head of the FCC), and Philip Rosedale (High Fidelity). Watch the video.

Apr 2
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  • #mediaX2018 Conference: Truth, Transparency & Trust May 8 Mackenzie Room

    Leveraging Stanford thought leadership at the intersection of human sciences and information technologies, the #mediaX2018 Conference will bring together Stanford scholars and industry partners for a deep dive exploration of key issues in authenticity, reliability, reputation, transparency and trust. Registration Required

Jun 4