Doctoral Students — Media Psychology
Appel is interested in the intersection of Behavioral Science and Computer Science, with the aim of leveraging psychological targeting ethically and for the common good.
Chi is interested in leveraging media consumption and mobile sensing data and deep learning for the detection and prediction of mental well-being related issues.
Dahlke researches the connection between online and offline civic life, particularly participation in political collective action such as social media use and political donations.
Decatur focuses on the cognitive impacts of social media, social networks, language, and jargon online.
DeVeaux is interested in augmented and virtual reality, human-computer interaction, and human-centered design.
Han is interested in understanding how virtual reality environments and the embodiment of digital identities transform cognitive processes.
Lee is interested in understanding the impact of media and technology on users’ health and well-being by studying psychological processes such as mindsets, particularly in the context of adolescent and parent-child relationships.
Ng is interested in how media can be leveraged by community-based organizations to advocate for more equitable natural resource management.
Park is interested in understanding how individual decision-making diverges from policy actors’ (e.g., political elites or scientific experts) views and the underlying cognitive processes.
Roehrick uses computational and linguistic analyses to study human-computer interaction and digital media. She is a Stanford Graduate Fellow.
Soh is interested in understanding the relationships between digital media use and well-being, specifically in the context of delivering personalized behavior change interventions through smartphones.
Vaid’s research explores how digital media technologies can be used to study and alter psychological processes and outcomes. He is especially interested in a person-specific, computational and idiographic approach that examines the extent to which individual differ from each other in their response to different kinds of media.