Bridging Computer Science And Behavioral Science: Research Examples

Published on Sept. 6, 2016

As computers and the Internet become tools and places for social interaction, computer scientists and behavioral scientists can work together to explore the social and behavioral aspects of this new environment. In this brief talk, I will discuss two projects: one that is exploring how to induce people to participate in on-line communities (based on theories of collective action), and another that is exploring on-line sexual behavior with the intent of helping prevent HIV and AIDS.