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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