More and more, we talk to each other with technology in between us. Speaking of Psychology interview with Prof. Jeff Hancock.
How AR social interaction changes task performance, nonverbal behavior, and social connection with other physically co-located people.Research by Jeremy Bailenson
Discovering the Fabric of Supportive Conversations: A Typology of Speaking Turns and Their ContingenciesResearch by Nilam Ram
An end-to-end system for capturing and analyzing the “screenome” of life in media.Research by Byron Reeves
Computational journalism promises to lower the cost of investigative journalism and increase demand among readers.Research by James Hamilton
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
These 526 voters represent all of America. And they spent a weekend together.Research by James Fishkin
Ordinary Americans increasingly dislike and distrust those from the other partyResearch by Shanto Iyengar
Collaboration reveals the complexities of life in Silicon ValleyResearch by Fred Turner
A process-oriented approach to respecting privacy in the context of mobile phone tracking.Research by Gabriella Harari
Climate is taking on a growing role for voters.Research by Jon Krosnick
Why fake news about coronovirus is appealing (and how to avoid it).Research by Jeff Hancock
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.
The Department of Communication celebrates its graduating students.
Prof. Angèle Christin has done extensive research on influencers and social media behavior. Parasocial relationships are at the center of her work.
To capture what it’s like to live and work in Silicon Valley – for the affluent, those who are barely getting by and the many people in between – Turner teamed up with renowned photographer Mary Beth Meehan.
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.
Faculty participated in a event involving Deliberative Polling, a technique developed by Prof. James Fishkin.
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.
CASBS Webcast featuring Nilam Ram, Byron Reeves, Abby Smith Rumsey, and Maryanne Wolf in conversation with John Markoff.