Communication

Stanford scholars discuss mental health and technology

Conversational software programs might provide patients a less risky environment for discussing mental health, but they come with some risks to privacy or accuracy. Stanford scholars discuss the pros and cons of this trend.

Ronald Alexander, professor emeritus of communication, dies

Ronald Alexander was best known for his attention to detail and dedication to his students. The professor emeritus of communication had a distinguished career at the National Film Board of Canada before joining the Stanford faculty in 1970.

Eight minutes to online learning success

Communication PhD candidate René Kizilcec is lead author of a study that examined the effectiveness of a psychological strategy on online learners. Noticeable differences along cultural lines could help millions of online learners overcome obstacles.

Yes, anyone can become an Internet troll

Stanford researchers find that the situation in which an online discussion occurs influences whether people will troll more than their personal past of trolling suggests.