A/Prof Piers Howe
Director of the Vision, Cognition and Behaviour Lab
Member of the Complex Human Data Hub
Research: Behavioural experiments to better understand how to use technology to reduce the spread of misinformation, prototyping potential solutions using a Wizard of Oz technique. He is investigating what information humans need to receive in order not to re-tweet/post or spread false information. A/Prof Howe is also looking to develop strategies that “nudge” people to look at more reliable sources of information.