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Workshop Speaker Highlight: Jeremy Bailenson

April 5, 2021

Jeremy Bailenson

Dr. Jeremy Bailenson will introduce the DICE Framework for understanding virtual reality experiences at the CHCI Workshop “The Power of Immersive Stories” to be April 15-16, 2021, as an online event.  Jeremy Bailenson is founding director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Thomas More Storke Professor in the Department of Communication, Professor (by courtesy) of Education, Professor (by courtesy) Program in Symbolic Systems, a Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, and a Faculty Leader at Stanford’s Center for Longevity.  Bailenson studies the psychology of Virtual and Augmented Reality, in particular how virtual experiences lead to changes in perceptions of self and others.  His lab builds and studies systems that allow people to meet in virtual space, and explores the changes in the nature of social interaction.  His most recent research focuses on how virtual experiences can transform education, environmental conservation, empathy, and health.

The CHCI Workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please register at the workshop website.