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Kraut Earns 2016 SIGCHI Lifetime Achievement in Research Award

APS Fellow Robert Kraut has been named the recipient of the 2016 SIGCHI Lifetime Achievement in Research Award, which recognizes "a lifetime of innovation and leadership." ... More>


Observer Article

Investigating Social Contagion With Digital Tools

Accumulating research provides evidence for a provocative idea that certain behaviors — such as smoking and eating habits — are contagious. Data suggest that we’re influenced not only by the behavior of our friends, family, and acquaintances, but also by the behavior of the people they know, and so on. How do these behaviors diffuse through a series of social connections? ... More>


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Observation

NASA Exercise: Ranking Survival Objects for the Moon

NASA Exercise Instructions Group members should be instructed to rank the objects individually (–10 min) and then in groups (15 min.). In the group part of the exercise, all groups […]... More>