VIRTUAL REALITY 101: What You Need to Know About Your Kids and VR
In this report published by Common Sense, IMI faculty affiliate Jakki Bailey and colleagues consider the social, health, and educational implications of young children using virtual reality technology.
Virtual Reality's Effect on Children
Jakki Bailey and colleagues conducted a study with 4-to-6-year-old children to understand virtual reality's effect on their inhibitory control, social compliance, and sharing.
How do people use mobile and social media in rescue communication during a time of crisis?
In this study, IMI faculty affiliate Kerri Stephens and colleagues offer some data-driven insight into how humans adopt and deploy technology during disasters.
COVID-19 and the Future of Work
In this probing study, Keri Stephens and colleagues explore how organizations and the future of work will evolve as a result of COVID-19.
The New Metrics + Measurement: Leveraging Engagement
IMI faculty affiliate Erin Reilly considers how shifting modes of media consumption are driving new types of media metrics and measurements.
Drawing from a study of technology in the lives of Black and Latinx youth, IMI director S. Craig Watkins explains why schools should replace a career-ready curriculum with a future-ready curriculum, instead.
Don't Knock the Hustle
In his new book, Don't Knock the Hustle, S. Craig Watkins explores how Black Lives Matter's savvy use of technology offers a new model for political engagement and activism in the connected world.
Millennials, Politics, and Social Media
Drawing from a nationally-representative, probability-based survey of 1,010 respondents age 18 to 30 years old in the U.S. we find that while White and Latinx millennials use social media to navigate life, Black Millennials use social media more frequently and for a wider variety of activities.
Automated Sensing of Daily Activity
In this paper, de Barbaro explores developments in sensing and activity recognition--wearable sensors--and the implications for studying behavior and outcomes such as depression or teenage drinking.
Automated Detection of Infant Holding Using Wearable Sensing
In studies with wearable technology, de Barbaro and colleagues use automated detection to measure infant child holding and the implications for children's physical and emotional growth.