The Virtual Human Interaction Lab Uses virtual reality to study human social behaviors.
Virtual becomes reality at Stanford, The San Francisco Chronicle
How does the human identity change now that we're digital? An overview of VHIL studies and videotaped tour of the lab. The San Francisco Chronicle » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2007/sf-virtualbecomes.pdf" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank"...
The Coming Virtual Web, Business Week
VHIL research suggests avatars could be manipulated subtly to give one an edge in business negotiations. Business Week
The Mind-Bending New World Of Work: Reading Your Mood, Business Week
Jeremy Bailenson and Clifford Nass investigate the expressions drivers typically have five seconds before they fall asleep. Business Week » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2007/businessweek-mindbending.pdf" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank"...
Study: Virtual Men Are Standoffish Too, USA Today
VHIL Second Life study indicates that interaction in virtual envirionments are governed by the same social norms as in the physical world. USA Today » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2007/ap-standoffish.pdf" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank"...
Advances in Theory and Technology are Fueling a New Era in the Science of Persuasion, The Observer
Framing a message using an avatar, can have a profound influence on our decisions and behavior. The Observer »
In Certain Circles, Two Is a Crowd, The New York Times
VHIL research shows that the unwritten rules of personal space are so powerful, people even impose them on their cyber selves. The New York Times » [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2006/nyt-circles.pdf" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank" display="inline"...
Concept of ‘Personal Space’ Survives in Virtual Reality, Nature
VHIL research shows real-world social rules mirrored in 'Second Life' interactions. Nature » [bigcap]graphic (cc):...
Avatar-Based Marketing, Harvard Business Review
Digital technology allows avatar sellers to modify their behavior and appearance so that they simultaneously mimic the different gestures and look of hundreds of avatars in the same room. Harvard Business Review » [button text="View PDF"...
Our Digital Self, APR Weekend America
Jeremy Bailenson discusses the Proteus effect in radio interview.
KBS1 Visits VHIL, KBS
Korean Broadcast System broadcast features VHIL research.
What’s in a Face? Testing the Familiarity-Likeability Connection, Washington Post
VHIL collaborates with Stanford's Political Communication Lab and the Washington Post in face morphing experiment. Washington Post, Washington Post [button text="View PDF" link="/mm/2006/wp-face.pdf" style="default" size="normal" target="_blank" display="inline"...
For a New Personality, Click Here, New Scientist
VHIL research shows that when people alter the appearance of their avatars they also change their behavior. New Scientist »
Using Face Tracking to Detect Mood, Beyond Tomorrow
VHIL face tracking research featured in Australian series.
Virtual Criminals, Stanford Technology Brainstorm
VR images could potentially have many advantages over a photographic lineup. Stanford Technology Brainstorm