Anyone can test the effect of tech design changes in our lives. By combining what we learn, we can discover systemic effects.
An agenda for citizen behavioral science to maintain and protect the communities we love online.
Human causes of problems are hard to distinguish from technical ones. Simple experiments can sometimes untangle them.
Banishing downvotes may not have the substantial benefits or disastrous outcomes that people expect.
All you need for citizen behavioral science is a spreadsheet, patience, and long-suffering friends.
Our Princeton & NYU team is recruiting women and your trusted allies on Twitter to test what to say when someone attacks or tries to undermine you online.
Field experiments can guide wise use of platform power if we re-design the relationship between democracy & behavioral science.
Apply by Dec 15 for our Jan 27-28 summit, which brings communities together to develop research on moderation and community online.
As communities ask new questions, citizen behavioral scientists grow collective knowledge about the outcomes of ideas for a fairer, safer, more understanding internet.
Fact-Checking Can Reduce the Spread of Unreliable News. It Can Also Do the Opposite.