A survey by Prof. Jon Krosnick shows Americans overwhelmingly want a reduction in global warming and support renewable energy development.
The divide between press freedom and press accountability is of a piece with the broader divide between media law and media ethics.Research by Theodore L. Glasser
An in-depth look at virtual reality and how it can be harnessed to improve our everyday lives.Research by Jeremy Bailenson
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
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
Computational journalism promises to lower the cost of investigative journalism and increase demand among readers.Research by James Hamilton
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
Use the psychological power of multiplayer games to solve serious problems.Research by Byron Reeves
Although most people think legislators should listen to the public in making decisions, few think they do so.Research by Jon Krosnick
Patients that text during surgery need fewer narcotics to get through their operation than people playing angry birds.Research by Jeff Hancock
There are important differences in the uses and meanings assigned to audience metrics in the United States and France.Research by Angèle Christin
Deliberative Polling® in Ghana and Uganda encourages African citizens to deliberate on issues that challenge life in vulnerable communities.Research by James Fishkin
What would it be like to live in the body of someone else? In this video Prof. Jeremy Bailenson describes how virtual reality experiences can increase empathy for others.
Thinking Machines: Social Networks Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm de Young Museum
How do social networks impact our relationships? How does social media lead to deception and how can we combat it? Join us at the de Young Museum for the next program in the Thinking Machines conversation series, featuring Jeff Hancock, founding director of the Stanford Social Media Lab, and Mike Krieger, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Instagram. Learn more and purchase ticket