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.
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.
The “Green New Deal” being pushed by House Democrats is quickly becoming a litmus test for 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates. Prof. Jon Krosnick discusses the issue.
Hamilton looks at how presidents – past and present – have navigated relationships with the White House press corps.
A conversation with Bob Woodward. Woodward discusses his reporting from Nixon to Trump and the challenges confronting the press, the presidency, and American democracy. Watch the video.
Virtual Human Interaction Lab researchers found that people who underwent a virtual reality experience, called “Becoming Homeless,” were more empathetic toward the homeless and more likely to sign a petition in support of affordable housing than other study participants.
The first project the Stanford Journalism and Democracy Initiative is initiating is “Big Local News,” an effort to help local newsrooms with the data collection and analysis needed for investigative reporting.
Prof. Fred Turner has been studying the role of art and countercultural movements – including the communal, participatory lifestyle celebrated at the annual Burning Man festival – that have had far-reaching influence in the workplace of tech firms.
Prof. James Fishkin’s Op-Ed in The Wall Street Journal discusses how representative panels of the populace have helped choose energy policy in Texas, constitutional amendments in Mongolia, and other issues in 28 countries.
A survey by Prof. Jon Krosnick shows Americans overwhelmingly want a reduction in global warming and support renewable energy development.