Stanford University


Mimicry, Weird Connections

People spend many hours a week interacting with digital others. VHIL uses the virtual world as a tool to understand the implications of this new form of social interaction.

Digital Selves, KALW Philosophy Talk

What makes your digital self you? What does your choice of digital selves show about you? And what makes onscreen representation more or less effective as digital selves? Radio interview with Jeremy Bailenson.

Vote for You!, ABC News ScienCentral

Can facial similarity determine the result of a presidential election? VHIL face morphing research suggests that voters make decisions about candidates on very superficial features.

Seeing Is Believing, Stanford Magazine

Maybe virtual reality isn't just a game anymore. Maybe its a way to build a better you. VHIL researchers are testing whether avatars can tell us something deeper about human behavior.