Prof. Jeff Hancock, Prof. Jeremy Bailenson and colleagues find that women report feeling more exhausted than men following video calls – and the “self-view” display may be to blame.
How AR social interaction changes task performance, nonverbal behavior, and social connection with other physically co-located people.Research by Jeremy Bailenson
Computational journalism promises to lower the cost of investigative journalism and increase demand among readers.Research by James Hamilton
Why fake news about coronovirus is appealing (and how to avoid it).Research by Jeff Hancock
Discovering the Fabric of Supportive Conversations: A Typology of Speaking Turns and Their ContingenciesResearch by Nilam Ram
Climate is taking on a growing role for voters.Research by Jon Krosnick
An end-to-end system for capturing and analyzing the “screenome” of life in media.Research by Byron Reeves
A process-oriented approach to respecting privacy in the context of mobile phone tracking.Research by Gabriella Harari
How a country's pursuit of order, or "stability," turned an effort to alleviate poverty into a tool of surveillance and repression.Research by Jennifer Pan
Ordinary Americans increasingly dislike and distrust those from the other partyResearch by Shanto Iyengar
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
These 526 voters represent all of America. And they spent a weekend together.Research by James Fishkin
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.
2020-21 academic year
Faculty participated in a event involving Deliberative Polling, a technique developed by Prof. James Fishkin.
Prof. Jeff Hancock reports on several studies and lays out some theoretical roadmaps to guide our future thinking on understanding AI-mediated communication.
Prof. James Fishkin and colleague Prof. Larry Diamond have been refining a method called Deliberative Polling® that brings people from varied backgrounds together for an informed and moderated discussion.
What are the costs of the Chinese regime’s fixation on quelling dissent in the name of political order, or “stability?”. Video from the USC U.S.-China Institute.
Matt Abrahams sits down with Prof. Jeff Hancock, to talk about the communication tendencies, styles, and mistakes of social media users.
CASBS Webcast featuring Nilam Ram, Byron Reeves, Abby Smith Rumsey, and Maryanne Wolf in conversation with John Markoff.