Social Robots and Deception

Jeff Hancock on the American Psychological Association “Speaking of Psychology” podcast.

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SML research is featured in a report to the President and Congress

How can we tell if someone is lying to us in their tweet, their Facebook post, the news that they shared via a text or an online video? Worse yet, some of those people might not even be people, but bots coordinating to promote some propaganda or commercial interest.

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Truth, Trustworthiness and Technology in Political Campaigns

In this talk, Jeff Hancock discusses the state-of-the-art in deception detection research on how to spot a liar online, explore some new forms of deception, and examine how different technologies affect both how we lie and trust online.

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Trump’s bullsh*t: Why his supporters don’t care that he’s lying, CNN

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are seen as equally trustworthy by the public, and yet Trump makes false statements almost four times as often than Clinton.  How is this possible?

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Affect, Affordances and the Psychology of Social Media

In this Stanford Human-Computer Interaction seminar Jeff Hancock discusses the psychological affects of using social media.

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