Technology is Changing How We Talk to Each Other, Speaking of Psychology

This past year, technology has sometimes felt like the glue that’s kept many of our relationships alive. More and more, we talk to each other with technology in between us. Speaking of Psychology interview with Jeff Hancock.

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AI-Mediated Communication

Jeff Hancock reports on several studies and lays out some theoretical roadmaps to guide our future thinking on understanding AI-mediated communication.

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Psychology Trumps Technology: How to Express Yourself and Truly Connect With Others Online

Matt Abrahams sits down with Prof. Jeff Hancock, to talk about the communication tendencies, styles, and mistakes of social media users.

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The Future of Lying

Jeff Hancock on the AARP Washington State “Sorting Fact From Fiction” speaker series.

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Anger Can Be Contagious – Here’s How To Stop The Spread, NPR

Jeff Hancock’s research suggests we can pick up on — and mirror — the emotions we encounter in our social media feeds.

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Social Robots and Deception

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

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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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Bay Area research leads to improvements to smartphone voice assistants, ABC7

There’s no hard data yet on how many people turn to voice assistants in a crisis. But SML’s Adam Minor and UCSF’s Eleni Linos believe hearing feedback from a human voice could influence how an emotional caller processes what’s happened to them — especially in the case of teens or young adults.

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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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